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28 Nov 2020 | 04:40 PM UTC

Somalia: Reports of grenade attack on police station in Mogadishu November 28

Suspected militants throw grenade at police station in Mogadishu’s Hamar Weyne district on November 28; further militant attacks likely over the medium term

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Event

Suspected militants reportedly threw a grenade at a police station in Mogadishu's Hamar Weyne district on Saturday, November 28. No casualties were immediately reported in the incident. No group claimed immediate responsibility for the attack, although subsequent reports indicate security forces have arrested an individual in connection with the incident.

Further militant attacks are likely to occur in Mogadishu and across Somalia over the medium term.

Advice

Those in Mogadishu are advised to monitor the situation, remain vigilant for militant activity, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

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