Somalia: Grenade Attack At Checkpoint Kills One in Puntland
At least three Puntland patrol soldiers have been wounded, when unidentified gunmen launched an attack on a security checkpoint in Puntland’s port town of Bosaso on Sunday night. The gunmen hurled a bomb at the check point, officials said.
Puntland police officials reported that two militants and a soldier were killed in an exchange of fire between the gunmen and the police at the scene near Hotel Yasmin, which locates in the heart of Bosaaso.
The region’s administration abstained to give further details about the attack. Another similar attack in Carmo town wounded district’s Mayor Mohamed Ali Shire. The mayor has sustained bad injuries from an attack at his home in in Armo 90km south of Bosaso.