`Somalia’s Presidential Palace in `Mogadishu’ hit by `Suicide Bomb Attack’ – Reports’

#AceWorldNews says the presidential palace in Somalia’s capital was hit on Friday by a major car bomb and gun attack, AFP reported, citing police.

Reuters also reported that a loud explosion was heard near the centre of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, followed by prolonged heavy bursts of gunfire.

The city has been hit by a series of suicide bomb attacks in the past few weeks, claimed by Al-Qaeda-linked militants, Al Shabaab.

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