Somali government spokesman injured in 'odious terrorist attack,' PM says

A Somali government spokesman was injured on Sunday in anodious terrorist attack,” the country’s Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble gesê.

The Prime Ministerstrongly condemns the odious terrorist attack targeting Government Spokesman, Mr Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimu who sustained injuries today but is in [a] stable condition,” the Somali Prime Minister said Sunday on Twitter. He also wished Moalimu aquick recovery.
State media outlet SNTV News reported on Sunday that Moalimu was injuredin a cowardly terrorist suicide attack [daardie] targeted his car,” in Waaberi, a district of the Banaadir region of Somalia.
    Waaberi district is a neighborhood in the southwestern part of the capital city Mogadishu.
      While the state media report did not name a suspect or organization responsible for the aanval, Somalia has been racked by terrorism from militant group Al-Shabaaban affiliate of al Qaeda — in onlangse jare.
        In Maart 2021, Al-Shabaab claimed responsiblity for a car bomb blast that killed at least 20 people in Mogadishu. Two years earlier, the group claimed a truck bombing wat doodgemaak het 85 people outside the country’s capital.
          The director of communications of the Somali Presidency Abdirashid M. Hashi also tweeted good wishes for Moalimu.
            I have received with shock the news of the heinous attack this morning. I am deeply hurt knowing your sacrifice and input to help improve Government communications following your successful contribution to our Somali Media,” Hashi said on Twitter.

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