Two Turks among six killed in gun attack in Somalia’s capital


Six people, including two Turkish nationals, were killed when unidentified gunmen attacked a minibus carrying workers to a Turkish-run hospital in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, police said.The gunmen, who were in a car, opened fire at the minibus as it passed in Mogadishu’s Hodan district (Somalia).

“Gunmen opened fire on minibus. Two Turkish and four Somalis died. Five Turks and a Kenyan were also injured,” Ali Ahmed, a police officer at Hodan district police station, told Reuters.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, and al-Shabaab, the Somali militant group aligned to al-Qaeda, was not immediately available for comment.

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