Somalia makes gains against Al-Shabaab extremists
At least 20 people are confirmed dead and dozens wounded in the Beledweyne attack which becomes the second deadliest Al-Shabaab attack since the election of Mohamud in May of this year.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - The president of the Federal Government of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has strongly condemned Monday's three suicide car bomb attacks in Beledweyne city.
In a statement released by Villa Somalia, Mohamud pledged that his Government will support those injured in the terrorist attack to get proper medical aid both at home and abroad.
Meanwhile, the Somali president urged security forces to heighten their alert over the terrorist attacks, saying Al-Shabaab is plotting terror acts in urban areas after being defeated on the frontlines.
At least 30 people are confirmed dead and dozens wounded in the Beledweyne attack which becomes the second deadliest Al-Shabaab attack since the election of Mohamud in May of this year.
Beledweyne assault left senior regional officials, including deputy Hiran governor and HirShabelle state health minister dead.
At the end of October, Somalia saw its deadliest attack since 2017, 121 were people killed and 333 injured in a double car bombing in the capital, Mogadishu.