China News Service, February 21, according to foreign reports, Somali police said that the Somali presidential palace was attacked on the 21st, causing at least 14 deaths, including nine militants, five Somali officials or soldiers.
Somali police officer Abdirahman Mohamed said police statistics found nine bodies killed by security forces and five Somali officials and soldiers.
The Somali Presidential Palace was attacked by car bombs and suicide bombings on the same day. President Mahmoud said he was not injured.
The Somali anti-government armed group, Al-Shabaab, claimed responsibility for the attack, saying the organization’s commandos made the attack.
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