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A witness claimed that six security personnel were killed in yesterday's blast outside of the prime minister's home in Mogadishu. The World Food Program began distributing aid in Kismayo for the first time in four years.
A suicide bomber killed two Somali security personnel in an attack near the prime minister's home in Villa Somalia. A minister said that the suicide bomber was a former employee of the National Intelligence and Security Agency.
Twitter has banned Shabaab's account, @HSMPress, after the group released a video threatening to kill Kenyans. The military detained several suspected Shabaab fighters during a raid on the village of Bayahow near Jowhar.
Shabaab said it would execute French hostage and intelligence agent Denis Allex. Police officials claimed to have detained 1,700 suspected Shabaab members in Mogadishu. Puntland security forces launched an operation in Galgala against Shabaab.
The government condemned France's attempt to free Denis Allex, who is being held by Shabaab. Witnesses in Daaydoog claimed the French troops killed civilians before attempting the rescue, which led Somalis to warn Shabaab of the raid. Shabaab executed two civilians in Jilib.