Al-Qahira News Channel reported, in an urgent report, that 7 mortar shells fell near the presidential palace in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, as several mortar shells landed near the presidential palace, without specifying the perpetrators of the attack, or the size of its victims..
The channel stated that the shells targeted areas close to the Republican Palace, which resulted in casualties, and it is noteworthy that Somalia has been witnessing a bloody conflict between the Somali army and the militants of the terrorist “Al-Shabaab” movement, for several years, while the Somali government has recently intensified its military operations against military sites. the movement.
Recently, the terrorist movement has lost dozens of locations in the central region, especially in the Hiran governorate, since last September, to the army forces that enjoy the support of the US army.
Earlier, Al-Adnan Abdi, Al-Qahirah News correspondent from Mogadishu, said that the attack on the headquarters of the Somali capital’s municipality by the terrorist Al-Shabaab movement is continuing so far, and that the official authorities will not comment and did not mention the initial official outcome of the attack.--
Adnan added, during a telephone interview on the “Al-Qahira News” screen, that the security forces have arrived in the area and are trying to control the situation under the leadership of the capital’s police chief, and this attack is considered dangerous, and the municipality headquarters is one of the most fortified areas in the Somali capital.-
The correspondent of the “Cairo News” channel indicated that a security source in the Somali police stated that the police personnel are continuing their operations to tighten control over the area and will issue a statement with the final outcome of the terrorist operation.
The terrorist Al-Shabaab movement, linked to Al-Qaeda, attacked the municipal headquarters in the capital, Mogadishu, in which senior officials are located.