Bombs hit Somalia forward of assembly with East African leaders

4 grenade launchers have hit areas close to the presidential palace in Mogadishu, Somalia, hours earlier than regional leaders meet to focus on a joint navy offensive towards the Islamist group al-Shabaab.

There have been no fast reviews of accidents.

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The leaders of Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti have arrived within the capital and are attributable to meet in a while Wednesday for the summit, which comes within the wake of latest features by Somali authorities troops within the battle towards the al-Qaida-linked group.

The militants manipulate massive areas of Somalia however have misplaced sizeable territory since US-backed authorities forces, African troops and nearby militias launched an offensive in noble.

excluding violence has continued, with the group finishing up assaults within the capital Mogadishu and in central and southern components of the state.

anteriorly the assembly, the capital was seriously secured with no flights allowed to take off or land in Mogadishu.

Whole roads resulting in the assembly factor are closed.

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