Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Major roads in Mogadishu have been closed following
reports of possible attacks by Alshabab militants in the city.
Police officers are guarding government positions, setting up road blocks to
search cars and pedestrians.
Deputy, Banadir Governor Ali Ahmed Gure urged residents to be vigilant and
report to the police any suspicious acts.
“We are taking these precautions to protect our citizens from terrorist
attacks” said Mr. Gure.
Security officials in Mogadishu say Alshabab is on the brink of carrying out attacks in Mogadishu.
“Police obtained reports that Alshabab terrorists are planning attacks
against the people of Mogadishu” he added.
Alshabab has threatened to carry out more attacks against government positions
after the group claimed responsibility for the deadly bombing assault in
Mogadishu courts on 14, April, which led to the death of 34 people and wounded