11 die in attack by militants on Somali president's compound

By Reuters | Fri, 21 Feb 2014 15:03 PM

* President unharmed

* Somali Islamists claim responsibility

* Wave of attacks launched in recent weeks 

By Abdi Sheikh

MOGADISHU, Feb 21 (Reuters) - At least 11 people were killed when Islamist militants attacked the Somali presidential compound on Friday, blasting through a gate with a car bomb and fighting a gunbattle with guards.

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud ...

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