Al-Shabab Attacks Somali Presidential Palace

Armed men have attacked the presidential palace in Somalia — but it appears that President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was not harmed.Witnesses in Mogadishu say the attack Friday began with a car explosion. Afterward, men carrying guns and hand grenades tried to fight their way into the heavily-guarded compound.Initial reports say several soldiers were killed along with Mohamud Indha-Asse, chief of staff in the prime minister’s office. The U.N. special representative in Somalia, Nick Kay,…