Somalia: Terrorist linked group of Shabab has on Sunday beheaded two young boys and placed their dead bodies in Afmadow district of lower Jubba region, southern, reports said.
Residents in Afmodaw district saw dead bodies of two young teenagers placed in the city this morning by militant group of Shabab, reports said.
It’s not known the reason of young boys’ killing but it is not something new to rebel group of Shabab of doing evil acts against human life.
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines: At least two people were killed and more than 20 others wounded in an explosion in a small hotel in the troubled southern Philippines on Sunday, rescue workers said.
Philippine Red Cross personnel at the scene of the blast in the southern port city of Zamboanga said they had taken out at least two dead bodies and numerous severely injured people.
Police investigators searching through the wreckage said the blast appeared to be caused by a bomb, but would give no further details.
The explosion destroyed the two-storey Atilano Pension House and shattered glass windows of surrounding buildings, AFP journalists at the scene said.
The city of Zamboanga has been the target of frequent bomb attacks, often carried out by Islamic extremists from the surrounding areas or nearby islands.
In late-October, a bomb killed two people in a roadside eatery even as two other bombs were found and safely disposed of in Zamboanga City.
The lawless areas outside the city are haunts of various armed groups such as Muslim rebels, Al-Qaeda-linked extremists and extortion gangs that have used bombs in the past.
Kano, Nigeria: Three policemen were shot and injured when suspected members of Islamist sect Boko Haram attacked a police station, a bank and a beer parlour in Yobe state, a security official said Sunday.
The gunmen threw explosives into a police station and an abandoned beer parlour in the town of Geidam, 160 kilometres (100 miles) from the state capital Damaturu, residents had said.
The attackers, armed with Kalashnikov rifles, also bombed a bank near the police station and carted away money from its vault.
Six churches, a shopping complex owned by a Christian and 11 cars parked therein were also destroyed by the assailants, he stated.
During the police station attack the assailants freed detained suspects and set the premises ablaze, making off with arms and ammunition, a senior official of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Geidam town said.
Mali: Al-Qaeda gunmen have kidnapped three foreign tourists and killed a fourth in Timbuktu in Mali.
The kidnappers burst into a restaurant and grabbed the tourists, believed to be German, Dutch, Swedish and South African, who were dining there. The German was killed when he resisted.
Two French citizens were also kidnapped from Hombori in Mali last week. The Foreign Office warned against travel to northern Mali because of the risk of attacks by a local al-Qa'ida group.