Despite terror threats by al-Shabab insurgents, life in Somalia is relatively calm thanks to the peacekeeping forces. DW's Frank Yiga in Kampala visited the capital, Mogadishu, and also toured the countryside.
The investigation claims at least 14 civilians were killed as a result of airstrikes targeting al-Shabab insurgents. US-led airstrikes in Somalia have tripled under the Trump administration and look set to increase.
The siege in the heart of the Somali capital lasted almost 24 hours and left 35 people dead with 80 wounded. The assault began with bombings before the gunmen opened fire from inside buildings.
A gun battle between security forces and Al-Shabab militants in the capital, Mogadishu, has left 15 people dead. The group recently stepped up its armed rebellion against "enemies of Islam."
The extremist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for a pair of attacks in Somalia. In one, a manager of a Dubai-based ports company was shot in the head. In Mogadishu, a car bomb went off in a marketplace.
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