At least six killed in two explosive attacks in Somalia. The attack was aimed at the governor of the Bay region, in the south of the country.
At the least six people they were killed today in two attacks with explosives in Somalia , confirmed security and government sources.
At least four people were killed and six injured after a suicide bomber exploded in the town of Baidoa, located in the Bay region of southern Somalia, Somali government spokesman Mohamed Ibrahim said on Twitter. Moalimuu .
According to the Somali media Radio Dalsan, the attack was aimed at the governor of the region, Ali Wardhere, who was unharmed from the attack.
In addition, two people died and seven were injured after the explosion of a vehicle when stepping on a landmine in Mogadishu , the capital of Somalia, according to a local police officer told the same local media.
Although no terrorist group has yet claimed the attack, Somalia is often subjected to attacks by Al Shabab , an Islamist organization affiliated with Al Qaeda since 2012 and which controls the rural areas of central and southern Somalia, a country in which it seeks to establish a court Islamic state. Wahhabi (ultra-conservative).
Somalia is in a state of war and chaos since 1991, when he was ousted dictator Mohamed Siad Barre , which left the country without effective government and into the hands of Islamist militias and lords of war .