Somalia: US training base hit in jihadist attack

Jihadists in Somalia on Monday carried out an attack on a U.S. army base used by it’s special forces to train Somali commandos. The militants also in a separate incident attacked an Italian military convoy as well in the capital Mogadishu. Officials say no casualties were reported in both attacks. The Baledogle base was serving as a training base for Somali forces and housed Ugandan peacekeepers. “Two suicide car bombs … tried to attack Baledogle airport but they detonated outside the airport gate,” police Major Abdullahi Nur told Reuters. Somali…

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