Somali army general survives bomb attack

Somali bomb attackFrom SAAD MUSE in Mogadishu, Somalia
MOGADISHU, (CAJ News) –  AT least 15 people have been killed after a suicide bomber targeted newly sworn-in army generals in Somalia.
The Al-Shabbab terror group has claimed responsibility for the incident that culminated in a car bomb explosion outside the military base in the capital Mogadishu on Sunday
A minibus was also destroyed raising fears the death toll could be higher.
“Soldiers and other private security guards also died,” said a military spokesperson.
New military chief, General Mohamed Ahmed Jimale, who had just been sworn in, survived the suicide bomb attack.
Recently-elected President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo, recently announced a renewed campaign against the Islamic militant sect.
He ordered militants to surrender within 60 days
Al-Shabaab has over the years carried out attacks in Somalia and neighbouring Kenya.
Kenya’s military on Saturday killed an Al-Shabaab commander, Bashe Nure Hassan in Kuday, Somalia.
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