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Al shabaab says it attacked police compound in the Gulf of Aden


SomaNet News Archive

(By Estera Popowska)
Al Shabaab has claimed its members attacked Balade police station in New Bossaso neighborhood with rocket propelled grenades, Garowe online reported Saturday.
In a statement released online, Al Shabab reportedly said at least three of their fighters were responsible for the assault which reportedly had no fatalities.

According to press reports, Bari regional police commander Abdihakin Yusuf Hussein said on VOA Somali service that station commander sustained minor injuries in the attack.
Al Shabaab claims come two months after similar assault left a soldier wounded, and pick-up truck destroyed at Balade police compound (Source: Garowe online)