Somalilandsun: Somali security forces have reportedly killed two armed men who tried to attack a military compound in the capital. The extremist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Witnesses said armed men had forced their way into the camp and begun shooting.
The attack on the Halane base near Mogadishu’s airport has been claimed by the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab.
According to a tweet from state owned Somali National television @sntvnews1 “Security forces have shot dead two armed terrorists who attempted to force their way into army base near #Mogadishu’s Adan Abdulle International Airport, on Wednesday and police will give details shortly, officials confirmed to State media”
The heavily fortified camp hosts African Union peacekeeping troops and other international organizations including the UN.