Somali security forces 're-take presidential palace'

Somali security forces have now re-taken control of the presidential palace after a raid by Al-Shabaab militants, the country's interior minister is reported as saying.

The minister added that president, Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud, was not harmed in the raid as he was elsewhere at the time.

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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