Al-Shabab Militants Claim Responsibility for Deadly Somalia Bombing

The militant Somali group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing Saturday that killed at least 15 people in western Somalia, near the border with Ethiopia.

An al-Shabab statement said the attack targeted a cafe in the city of Beledweyne where soldiers gathered, and said the dead included Ethiopian and Djibouti troops as well as Somali soldiers.

Somali Prime Minister Abid Farah Shirdon said the attack occurred near a government administrative facility, and that local …