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Sawirka: Taliyihii Ciidanka Booliiska Puntland Cabdiqaadir Faarax Ereg.

Puntland Police Chief suspended from his job, placed under house arrest

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Puntland Police Chief has been suspended from his job by President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, statement said. Abdikadir Farah Ereg also placed under house arrest, according to statement from the presidency. The move come a day after Puntland Police Chief opened fire on the Nugal governor Omar Abdullahi Faroweyne, but he survived, and was injured by the deputy police[Read More…]

by October 23, 2017 0 comments English News
Sawirka:  Wasiirka Amniga Soomaaliya Maxamed Abuukar Isloow.

Somalia to announce details of Mogadishu truck bombing

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somalia government will announce details of Mogadishu bomb attack that killed at least 360 people, Minister said. Speaking to reporters in Mogadishu, Somali Security Minister Mohamed Abukar Islow said that the government will announce additional details of the Mogadishu bomb attack in the coming days. Security forces have detained several people in connection with Mogadishu truck bomb, security[Read More…]

by October 21, 2017 0 comments English News
Speaking to reporters, Mogadishu mayor Tabid Abdi Mohamed. [Photo Credit: Radio Mogadishu]

Zoobe junction is renamed to honor victims of Mogadishu bomb attack

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) A Zoobe junction in Mogadishu was renamed in honor of victims of Mogadishu truck bombing, Mogadishu mayor said. Speaking to reporters in Mogadishu on Thursday, Mogadishu mayor Tabid Abdi Mohamed said the old junction’s name was changed and it is now called “October 14” to remember the victims of Mogadishu truck bombing. At least 350 people mostly civilians[Read More…]

by October 19, 2017 0 comments English News
Sawirka: Howlgal hore oo ka dhan ahaa Al-Shabaab gudaha Muqdisho.

2 arrested in connection with Mogadishu bombing

Officials in Somalia say two people have been arrested in connection with Saturday’s massive truck bombing that killed more than 300. A Somali intelligence official investigating the attack tells The Associated Press that a well-known man who vouched for the truck and persuaded soldiers to allow it into Mogadishu is now in jail. The official spoke on condition of anonymity[Read More…]

by October 18, 2017 0 comments English News
Dadkii ku dhaawacmay qaraxii Muqdisho oo Turkiga lagu daaweyn doono.[Sawirka: Anadolu]

Wounded Somalians to be treated in Turkey

The injured from Saturday’s truck bombing in Somalia will be brought to Turkey for medical treatment, the Turkish presidential spokesman said Sunday. In a message on his Twitter account, Ibrahim Kalin said: “A military air ambulance is departing today to provide medical aid and bring wounded people [from Somalia] to Turkey upon the orders of our President [Recep Tayyip Erdogan].”[Read More…]

by October 15, 2017 0 comments English News
Muuqaalka guud meesha uu qaraxu ka dhacay ee wadada KM4 ee Muqdisho. [Sawirka: Reuters]

Death toll in Mogadishu explosion jumps to more than 45

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) The death toll from a truck bomb explosion in Mogadishu Saturday has jumped to more than 45, medical sources confirmed to Puntland Mirror. The explosion occurred when a truck packed with explosives detonated at busy road in Mogadishu. More than 150 people also wounded in the attack, most of the victims were civilians including women and children. It[Read More…]

by October 15, 2017 0 comments English News
At least 8 killed in car bomb in Mogadishu. [Photo: Twitter]

At least 8 killed in car bomb in Mogadishu

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) At least eight people were killed in explosion in Mogadishu on Saturday afternoon, security and medical sources say. A car packed with explosives blew up at KM-4 junction in the downtown of Mogadishu. Reports say the explosion appeared to target a hotel in the area. More than 10 wounded in the attack.There are fears that the death toll[Read More…]

by October 14, 2017 0 comments English News
File: Members of Puntland Salvage Forum who detained in Garowe.

Puntland police forces in Garowe detain members of the so-called Puntland Salvage Forum

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Puntland police forces in Garowe have detained members of the so-called “Puntland Salvage Forum”, police officials told Puntland Mirror. Former Puntland Minister of Heath Abdiraman Saeed Mohamoud known as Dhago-weyne, ex Somali MP Dahir Iro were among those detained in Garowe on Friday. Local trader, Duni Mohamed Guleto is also among the detained members. According to the reports,[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 0 comments English News
Sawirka: Wasiirkii Gaashaandhiga Soomaaliya Cabdirashiid Cabdullaahi Maxamed.

Somalia’s Defence Minister resigns

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somalia’s Defence Minister has resigned on Thursday. Abdirashid Abdullahi Mohamed submitted his resignation letter to Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre, who accepted it. The resignation of the minister came hours after Somalia’s army chief Mohamed Ahmed Jama has resigned from his post. However, the reasons for their resignation are unclear yet.

by October 12, 2017 0 comments English News
Sawirka: Ciidanka PSF oo ku sugan buuraha Galgala.

Puntland Security Forces launches operation against Al-Shabab in Galgala hills, claims to have killed fighters

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Puntland Security Forces (PSF) said they launched a major operation in the areas of Majiyahan and Madarshoon in Galgala hills in revenge for deadly attack at security checkpoint of Bosaso that were claimed by Al-Shabab militants. In a Facebook post, PSF claimed to have killed and wounded Al-Shabab fighters in the operation, but Puntland Mirror could not independently[Read More…]

by October 10, 2017 0 comments English News
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