Sunday February 11, 2024
Mogadishu (HOL) - A mortar attack orchestrated by Al-Shabaab militants late Friday night in the Amara area of the Mudug region has claimed the lives of multiple civilians, leaving a community in mourning and underscoring the persistent threat posed by the insurgent group. Military officials reported that the attack involved around ten mortars, led to the deaths of both parents, and injured their son when their home was hit. Another civilian, a woman, was also killed in her home by the mortar fire. Military sources have confirmed Al-Shabaab's responsibility for the attack.