Somali militant strike kills peacekeepers, government troops

By Reuters | Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:57 PM

By Abdi Sheikh

MOGADISHU, March 18 (Reuters) - An al Shabaab suicide bomber rammed a car into the gates of a hotel used by African Union peacekeepers in central Somalia before gunmen sprayed the building with bullets, killing many, the al Qaeda-linked militant group and residents said.

The night-time attack happened in Bulobarde, abandoned by al Shabaab last week as African troops advanced on the ...

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