Al Shabaab claims responsibility for Ramadan attack in Somali capital

by Reuters
Saturday, 5 July 2014 10:11 GMT

MOGADISHU, July 5 (Reuters) - Al Shabaab militants, who threatened to step up attacks during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, said on Saturday they were behind a blast that killed two people near the Somali parliament building.

"This is our second attack against the parliament building and we shall continue it," said Sheikh Abdiasis Abu Musab, the group's spokesman for military operations.

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