Somalia: Suicide Bomber Kills 10 People Puntland Region


 The aftermath of the suicide bombing  in Bosasso

Somalilandsun – At least 10 people died in a suicide bombing by suspected al-Shabaab militants in a port city in Somalia’s Puntland region, the government said.

A vehicle laden with explosives targeted police vehicles passing through a “heavily populated” area of Bosasso, Puntland Information Minister Abdirahman Abdi Ismail said by phone from the city, about 330 kilometers (206 miles) north of Puntland’s capital, Garowe. Soldiers were among those killed in the attack, which occurred at about 11 a.m., the government of the semi-autonomous region said in an e-mailed statement.