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Somali Security forces thwart suicide attacks in Mogadishu
(Sh. M. Network)- Security officials in Somalia government say they seized today two men with explosives at Ex-control Afgoye checkpoint, a busy junction on the main road that links Mogadishu, the capital to the rebel-held Afgoi district on the south Somalia.

"Today the security forces of Somalia government have managed to capture and thwart two men wearing suicide belts which were planned by Al-Shabaab
... Somalia's version of the Taliban, functioning as an arm of al-Qaeda...
cut-throats to carry out attacks in Mogadishu," Ahmed Abdullah Yare,a TFG security official told Shabelle Media by phone.

Since August in 2011,when Al-Shabaab fighters treated from the capital, what they said was "a tactical move" they begun to arrange more suicide kabooms against the government forces and the African Union
...a union consisting of 53 African states, most run by dictators of one flavor or another. The only all-African state not in the AU is Morocco. Established in 2002, the AU is the successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which was even less successful...
troops in Mogadishu.
Posted by:Fred