Somali Militants Assault Parliament In Elaborate Raid – 24 May 2014

RT logoMilitants attacked the parliamentary building in Mogadishu while MP’s were holding a meeting, in an elaborate attack involving two suicide bombers and at least six gunmen.

Two suicide bombers, one driving a car and another who tried to enter the parliament on foot, triggered explosive devices near the building in the Saturday raid, local police reported. A firefight followed, in which six militants were killed by the guards.

One Somali soldier was killed in the attack as he tried to stop the vest-wearing bomber from getting inside.

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