December 2016 Mogadishu suicide bombing

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December 2016 Mogadishu suicide bombing
Part of Somali Civil War (2009–present)
LocationMogadishu, Somalia
Date11 December 2016
Attack type
Suicide bombing
Deaths29
Non-fatal injuries
50
PerpetratorsAl-Shabaab[1]

At least 29 people died and another 50 were injured in a suicide bombing attack on a police station near the Port of Mogadishu.[2][3] Most of the people killed and wounded in the bombing were reported to be civilians and seaport employees.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "16 killed in car bombing at Mogadishu port, Al Shabaab claims attack". 11 December 2016 – via Africanews.
  2. ^ "Suicide bomb kills at least 29 at Somalia's main port: police". 11 December 2016 – via Reuters.
  3. ^ "Car Blast Kills 16 at Police Station in Somalia's Capital". AP. 11 December 2016 – via The New York Times.