Somali presidential palace 'attacked by Al-Shabaab'

The Somali presidential palace has been attacked by Al-Shabaab militants. Somali security forces say they have now taken back control following the attack, in which five Islamist militants were killed

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'Five suspected militants dead' in Somalia attack

Five suspected Islamist militants have been killed in an attack on the Somali presidential compound, the east African country's interior minister has said.

Al-Shabaab had earlier claimed to have had control of some areas of the compound, but the Somali authorities say the security forces are now in control of the area.

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