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Delft Showdown: Somali Youth Murdered, Pregnant Woman Wounded in Crossfire of International Shop Rivalry

In Cape Town, the Delft Community Policing Forum struggles to monitor shootings at informal shops. After the killing of a Somali man and the injuring of a pregnant woman in Abardare Street, N2 Gateway, the situation is concerning. According to police spokesperson FC van Wyk, the circumstances surrounding the shooting are being investigated. The victims were found inside a shop with gunshot wounds, one person was fatally wounded, and the other was taken to a medical facility. The motive for the attack is unclear, and the…

Pentagon Neglects Compensation for Innocent Victims in 2022, Ignoring Evidence of Mother and Child Killed by U.S. Forces in Somalia

The United States neglected to offer any compensation to the family of a woman and her 4-year-old daughter killed in a drone strike in Somalia in 2018, as per a recent Pentagon report on civilian casualties. The report, issued almost a year behind schedule, reveals that the Pentagon made no ex gratia payments in 2022, despite allocating funds for such purposes. The drone strike in Somalia on April 1, 2018, resulted in the deaths of at least three, possibly five, civilians, including 22-year-old Luul Dahir Mohamed and her…

Turkish drones wreak havoc in Somalia, claiming lives of 23 innocent civilians, including children, reports Amnesty International

The global watchdog urged Somalia and Turkey to investigate the incidents for possible "war crimes." Amnesty International accused the Somali government of killing over two dozen civilians using Turkish drones in attacks against Islamist insurgents, potentially constituting war crimes. The London-based organization reported the deaths of 23 civilians, including 14 children and five women, during drone strikes on March 18 in Lower Shabelle, southern Somalia, based on victim and witness accounts, satellite imagery, and medical…

Investigation Uncovers Possible War Crimes: 23 Civilians Killed in Turkey’s Airstrikes in Somalia

In March, 14 children and 17 civilians were harmed in attacks that could be considered as war crimes. Families of the victims should be compensated for their losses. According to Amnesty International, two separate incidents that resulted in the death of 23 civilians during Somali military operations assisted by Turkish drones ought to be thoroughly investigated as potential war crimes. On March 18, 2024, strikes in the Lower Shabelle region tragically took the lives of 14 children and other civilians. The armed conflict…

Sudan Army General’s Son Killed in Tragic Road Accident as Reported by Turkish Media

He got moved to a medical facility and taken into intensive care. His passing occurred in the hospital, according to the private DHA news agency, on Friday. A vicious conflict involving the Sudanese military under Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and the Rapid Support Forces led by his ex-deputy Mohamed Hamdan Daglo has ravaged the nation for over a year. The ongoing war has claimed the lives of tens of thousands and displaced millions, leading to the United Nations referring to it as the "most massive displacement crisis globally."…

Brutal Clash Claims Ten Lives in Galgaduud: Uncovering the Devastation of Inter-Clan Strife

Ten individuals perished in clashes between rival clans in the Galgaduud region. Residents witnessed a skirmish between militias from Abudwak and Heraale districts, fueled by clan vendettas and territorial disagreements. Galmudug government troops intervened to quell the violence, but tension lingers as both factions remain in the conflict zone. The region has a history of clashes over grazing rights and land ownership, with revenge attacks not uncommon. Two months earlier, a well-known elder, Abdi Dahir Daud, fell…

Landmine Explosion Near Mogadishu Claims Lives of Six Hormuud Telecom Staff Members

In the outskirts of Mogadishu, within Garasbaaley's bounds, a tragic event unfolded on a somber Sunday afternoon. A landmine detonated, claiming the lives of six individuals employed by Hormuud Telecommunication Company. Hormuud Telecom, a titan in Somalia's telecommunications landscape, articulated the incident as a calculated assault, emblematic of a continuum of hostilities waged against the nation's commercial enterprises. Eluding direct finger-pointing, the corporation left the perpetrator unnamed, and so far, silence…

Tragedy struck in Mogadishu as a landmine blast claimed the lives of six employees of Hormuud Telecom.

In Garasbaaley on the outskirts of Mogadishu, a landmine explosion took the lives of six Hormuud Telecommunication Company workers on Sunday. Hormuud Telecom, the top telecom provider in Somalia, called the attack a deliberate targeting of commercial companies in the country. The company did not blame any particular group, and no one has claimed responsibility. The Somali government condemned the attack, pointing fingers at the al-Shabab group. The six victims were named as Hussein Moalim Abdi Weheliye, Mohamed Abdule…

Tragedy strikes as six employees of Hormuud Telecom in Somalia are killed in an explosion

In Mogadishu, Somalia, six workers from Hormuud Telecom died in an IED explosion on the outskirts of the capital. The incident occurred as their vehicle was struck by a remote-controlled landmine from Garas-Balay to Elasha Biyaha. The names of the deceased workers are Hussein Maalim Abdi Weheliye, Mohamed Abdulle Wardhere, Mohamed Ahmed Wehliye (Gabashey), Abdikarim Osman Abdi, and Abdinasir Ahmed Mohamud. Although no group has claimed responsibility  but Al-Shabab militants are known for such attacks targeting the…

Assailants fatally shoot ex-regional legislator in Mogadishu A former member of a regional state parliament in Mogadishu was tragically…

In Mogadishu's Yaqshid district, former South West State MP Ali Omar Gaab was fatally shot by armed gunmen who quickly fled the scene. Security forces arrived but failed to make any arrests. The al-Shabab militant group has taken credit for the killing, citing Gaab as a Member of Parliament for the South West Somalia administration. Both the South West State authorities and the federal government have not yet issued a statement regarding this tragic incident.

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