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Somalia General Killed in Mogadishu Car-bomb Attack

Mogadishu car bomb attack
A senior Somali military official, General Mohamed Roble Jimale aka “Goobaale”, and at least six of his bodyguards have been killed in a car bomb explosion in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Sunday. (Photo: EPA)

By Al Jazeera,

A Somali general and several bodyguards have been killed after their military convoy was hit by a suicide car-bomb blast that was claimed by the hard-line Al-Shabab group.

General Mohamed Roble Jimale, also known as “Goobaanle”, and several Somali soldiers died in the attack in Somalia’s capital on Sunday, police colonel Abdikadir Farah told Reuters news agency. Continue reading Somalia General Killed in Mogadishu Car-bomb Attack