Mogadishu, Somalia – U.N. Headquarters in Somalia Capital of Mogadishu on Wednesday has been attacked by the group Al-Qaeda.
“Approximately 14 Died, 15 Wounded, 7 Militants: 4 U.N. Employees and 3 Female Civilians were killed while others are rushed to the hospital.” – Abdikarim Hussein Guled, (Country’s interior and national security minister.)
A militant group linked to Al-Qaeda named Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility which they stated their claims in Twitter.
“One attacker blew himself up at the entrance of the U.N. compound, which is near the city’s airport.” – Police Officer Hussein Ahmed
“A suicide bomber thought of making an entrance for his comrades to give them a way to enter the compound.”
While other militants used vest while entering the compound. Even so, African and Somali Union Forces fought the oppressors.
The attacked really made a tragic impact in the area. While the rescuers are treating the wounded, Smoke of the attack are still visible from the ground.
“As for now the compound is already secured.” – AU troops, the official Twitter account of the African Union Mission to Somalia said.