Mogadishu January 22, 2023 (SD) – Al-Shabaab carried out a suicide bombing and subsequent armed attack on the office of the Banadir regional administration earlier today.
The attack led to a prolonged gunfight between the Somali government forces and the attackers. The government forces were able to successfully neutralize the attackers.
A statement from the Somali Ministry of Information stated that five civilians were killed and four others were injured in the attack.
The statement also said that the six attackers were killed and that the militants wearing Somali military uniforms which allowed them to infiltrate the regional administration office.
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