Daily News header

Mogadishu Suicide Attack Kills Scores, Wounds SFF Secretary General

By   get stories by email

Secretary General of the Somali Football Federation Abdi Qani Said Arab has been slightly wounded in a suicide attack which targeted Somali Students waiting for a Turkish scholarship on Tuesday. Nearly a hundred people mostly students were killed on the spot.

A suicide bomber driving a lorry with explosives blew himself up at the front gate of the compound of the Somali education ministry as hundreds of students were in lines for the Turkish scholarship.

Somali Football Federation authorities including the president Said Mahmoud Nur, his deputy Ali Said Guled Roble and Secretary General Abdi Qani Said Arab were in a meeting with Galmudug regional state representatives in the nearby Sahafi hotel when a large explosion rocked the whole area.

Secretary_Gene

Both sides were disusing on some football development courses due to be held in the semiautonomous regional state by the end of the month.

"He is slightly wounded and his condition is very well-praise be to Allah," Somali Football Federation President Said Mahmoud Nur told the media at Madina hospital in Mogadishu where the secretary general was admitted.

The Al-Qaeda-linked Al-shabaab militants in Somalia have claimed the responsibly for the brutal attack which is the second of its kind against Somali students since December 2009.

Shafi'i Mohyaddin Abokar is the NewsBlaze Somalia reporter. Contact him through NewsBlaze.

  Please click this get stories by email button to be notified about future stories, and please leave a comment below.

  Please leave a comment here     If it does not display within 10 seconds, please refresh the page

Related Top Stories News

People with diabetes have a three times greater risk of contracting TB than those without diabetes. People with TB have high rates of diabetes that often go undiagnosed.
Suppressive Iraqi agents again prevent transfer of two patients with acute eye diseases to the hospital, United Nations monitors do nothing.
Anne Fewell, award winning artist, sculpture, and author, discusses here the creation of art, among more.
Deepak Chopra Narrated Short 'Duality' Explores Cosmic Consciousness and Birth and Death themes. Producers of the film short are now developing a feature film adaptation.
The Hollywood Sentinel pays tribute here to stars that have passed on in 2013 and 2014, among more.
Why this happening they want to know? Or in a frustrated tone, they may say: 'Why my company name don't show up as the number# one result when (myself) or employers, google my company's name?'

 

NewsBlaze Writers Of The Month



Popular Stories This Month

newsletter logo

NewsBlaze
Copyright © 2004-2014 NewsBlaze Pty. Ltd.
Use of this website is subject to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy  | DMCA Notice               Press Room   |    Visit NewsBlaze Mobile Site