At least 16 dead in Somali court attack

Posted: April 15, 2013 at 4:32 a.m.

People are helped to escape from a window during an attack at Mogadishu’s court complex Sunday in Mogadishu, Somalia.

A barrage of bullets and two car-bomb blasts rattled Mogadishu on Sunday when nine al-Shabab Islamic extremists stormed Somalia’s main court complex, officials said, in a two-hour attack that shows the country’s most dangerous militant group might be down but not defeated.

This story is only available from our archives.

Front Section, Pages 6 on 04/15/2013


« Previous Story

The world in brief

QUOTE OF THE DAY “I’m not going to be so stuck in the mud that an opportunity to actually get something done is flagrantly wasted because of a kind of predetermined stubbor... Read »

Next Story »

Syrian airstrikes reportedly kill 25

Syrian government warplanes carried out airstrikes on a rebellious neighborhood in the capital and a village in the country’s northeast on Sunday, killing at least 25 peopl... Read »