Africa

  • Somali government soldiers evacuate an injured man after a suicide bomb attack at a U.N. compound in Mogadishu, June 19, 2013.
  • Somali government soldiers arrive to secure a U.N. compound following a suicide bomb attack in Mogadishu, June 19, 2013.
  • Somali men and a police carry a government soldier wounded during an attack on the U.N. compound in Mogadishu, June 19, 2013.
  • A Somali government soldier runs to take cover during crossfire after gunmen attacked a U.N. compound in Mogadishu, June 19, 2013.

Al-Shabab Attacks U.N. Compound in Mogadishu

Published June 19, 2013

Militant group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for what officials are calling a suicide bomb attack on a United Nations compound in the Somali capital.


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