Africa

Thursday 31 July 2014

At least two killed in bombing at market in Somali capital 

At least two people were killed and seven wounded when a bomb ripped through a busy market in the Somali capital on Monday, a government official said. It is not clear who carried out the attack but in the past similar attacks in Mogadishu have been claimed by al Shabaab militants, who have vowed to wage a series of attacks during Ramadan, the Muslim fasting month which started on Sunday. Islamist al Shabaab gunmen shot dead three people on Sunday and said the killings were just the start of the group's Ramadan campaign. "It was a bomb they...

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