US Airstrikes In Somalia; High-Level Al-Shabab Leader Killed

Unrest in Somali

Unrest in Somali

Somali authorities said the auto exploded at Maka al-Mukaramah, Mogadishu's busiest street, minutes after it was stopped by intel forces.

The vehicle was parked near the popular Al-Kowther Shopping complex minutes before it went off.

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In London trade, gold producers were a bright spot as prices for the metal leapt more than 1% to around $1,279 an ounce. Mike van Dulken, head of research at Accendo Markets, said, "The negative European open comes as U.S".

An explosives-laden vehicle blew up at a security checkpoint after it was stopped and seized by Police next to Makka Al-Mukarama hospital in a busy road that is flanked by several upscale hotels at around 7:30 p.m. local time. "We were told that a man was driving who run away before it exploded." said a spokesman of the Interior Ministry Ahmed Sayid Arab.

However, local media reported that the vehicle exploded at a security checkpoint after it was stopped by police in a busy road in the capital.

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The situation of the injured officer is yet unclear.

At least 19 militants were killed in fierce fighting between Al-Shabaab fighters and president Mohamed Hassan Fiqi backed loyalists of the former group's leader Mukhtar Robow in Somalia's southwestern region of Bakool. The president authorized the military to conduct offensive operations against al-Qaeda's third largest affiliate, which is seen as the most lethal terrorist group in Africa.

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