Shabaab attack kills 25, injures 50 in Somalia

Local medical officials fear the toll may rise as many have been wounded severely

Shabaab attack kills 25, injures 50 in Somalia

World Bulletin / News Desk

At least 25 people were killed and 50 others were injured in two separate Al-Shabaab attacks in northwestern Somalia’s Baidoa city Sunday night, local medical sources said.

Eyewitnesses said one attack took place at a junction and the other at a restaurant.

Abdulfettah Ibrahim Hashim, head of Baidoa state hospital, confirmed the death and injury toll.

Some of the injured remain in critical condition and are being transported to Mogadishu, Hashim said, adding that the dead toll could rise.

Al -Shabaab militant group later claimed the attacks in a statement on Radio Andalus website.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 29 Şubat 2016, 09:07