Officials: 19 killed in attack near border with Ethiopia
MOGADISHU | Al Qaeda-linked militants detonated a car bomb at the entrance to a police station Tuesday near the Somalia-Ethiopia border, then opened fire with assault rifles and rocket-propelled grenades, an attack that left at least 19 people dead.
After the explosion, the Islamic extremists opened fire at police officers and civilians inside the station. Ten attackers died, including two suicide bombers. Five soldiers and four civilians were killed by the car bomb blast.