3 dead and scores injured as Alshabaab terrorists Attack Mogadishu’s Freedom Corner
4 senior government officials have been confirmed dead, among them a military officer Mrs Fatima Rage and a group of officers she was leading. The dead also include Ahmed Gure alias Fanah who was the head of department of Environment Ministry of Planning and Investment and Economic planning. The terror group Alshabaab claimed responsibility. The terrorists hit Daljir Dahsoon square ( Freedom Corner), a patrol junction. The terrorist who attacked the junction have injured scores. Among the injured is a member of parliament, Mr Abdikarim Shabeel. The number is expected to rise as authorities secure the place.
There was high security alert last night in Mogadishu and fear of attack was palpable.