Somalia car bombing kills 5 at gate of regional government

August 21, 2016 9:22 AM

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MOGADISHU, Somalia – A police officer says a suicide bomber has detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gates of a regional government headquarters in Somalia, killing at least five people.

Abdisalam Yusuf says the bomber rammed the car into a checkpoint in Galkayo town Sunday morning after reaching the main gate of Puntland's local government. Puntland, a semi-autonomous state in northern Somalia, controls the eastern part of the town, while the southern part is controlled by rival re...

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