Epoch Times Africa Reports — Somalia Suicide Bombing Kills 15, Misses Prime Minister

MOGADISHU, Somalia—A suicide bomber attacked a stadium in Somalia’s central city of Galkayo Friday, killing 15 people shortly before the arrival of the country’s new prime minister, according to police. Ali Hassan, a police officer in Galkayo, said others were injured in the blast, which occurred at the entrance to the sports stadium. Some high-ranking members of the Somali army were among those killed in the explosion, according to local reports. The bombing has been claimed by Somalia’s al-Shabab terrorists, according to the group’s Andalus radio station. Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble, who took office in September, was visiting the city as part of a tour of the central state of Galmudug. Galkayo is 466 miles north of the Somali capital. By Hassan BariseAfrica News | The Epoch TimesRead MoreAfrica, World, Somalia, suicide bomber

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