Terrorist Raid Kills 8 Somali Cops


Mogadishu: Militants from the dreaded terror Islamic outfit Al Shabaab raided a police station near Somalia’s capital Mogadishu killing 8 police officers on Saturday.

“Al Shabaab killed eight of my colleagues and took away three of our cars,” Major Abdikadir Hussein, a police officer, told Reuters from Afgoi, near the capital.

Al Shabaab, which wants to topple the Western-backed government in Mogadishu, claimed responsibility for the raid on Afgoi town, 30 km (19 miles) southwest of Mogadishu.