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  3/14/2012, Adar 20, 5772

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Claims Presidential Palace Attack

The Al-Shabaab Islamic terrorist group in Somalia has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in the presidential palace. “What a victory, inside the so-called presidential palace, more explosions and bombers will follow,” a spokesman for the group told Reuters.

Al-Shabaab claimed that 17 people were killed in the attack. However, government sources said the true number of fatalities was five.