FILE – Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry FILE – Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

Egypt condemns terror attack on Somalia police camp

Thu, Dec. 14, 2017
CAIRO – 14 December 2017: Egyptian Foreign Ministry issued a statement in which it condemned the terror attack that targeted a police training camp in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Thursday and killed at least 18 officers.

The statement expressed sincere condolences to the families of the martyrs, wishing a speedy recovery for the injured.

It stressed that the Egyptian government and people stand with Somalia in the face of terrorism. It also stated that Egypt offers its full support for the Somali government to rebuild state institutions and achieve security and stability in the country.

A suicide bomber disguised as a policeman blew himself up inside a police training camp in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Thursday, killing at least 18 officers, according to Reuters.

Police spokesman Major Mohamed Hussein said the attacker strapped explosives to his body and infiltrated the General Kahiye Police Training Academy during an early morning parade.
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