Six killed in Somali al-Shabab ministry attack: police

A Somali traffic policeman stands near the wreckage of a suicide car bomb in Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.

Somalia’s al-Shabab insurgents killed at least six people Tuesday when they stormed the education ministry in the capital Mogadishu, police said, saying they had now regained control of the building.

“Six people have been killed, most of them civilians, but the ministry building is secure now and government forces are in full control,” said police official Ahmed Weli Malim.

Police and government officials told Reuters that that the Petroleum and Minerals Ministry was in the same building as the Higher Education Ministry.
 
 
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Source News: Alarabiya
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