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Somalia: Al Shabaab claims credit for Bossaso Grenade Attack


BOSSASO, Somalia Jan 11, 2015 (Garowe Online)-Somalia’s Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab group has claimed credit for grenade attack on a police compound in the Gulf of Aden port city of Bossaso overnight on Saturday, Garowe Online reports.

Al Shabaab operations spokesperson Abdiazis Abu Muscab said militants from the terrorist group hurdled hand grenade into Bossaso police station, wounding four soldiers.

Nevertheless, security officials confirmed to Garowe Online that two soldiers and a civilian sustained minor injuries.

Meanwhile, Abu Muscab noted they were also behind Remotely-detonated Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion that left two intelligence officers dead in the southern port city of Kismayo.

Puntland Defence Forces (PDFs) are battling Al Shabaab fighters in the rugged terrain of Galgala and hideouts along Golis Mountain Ranges.


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