X Close

World

Published: Friday February 21, 2014 MYT 7:05:02 PM
Updated: Friday February 21, 2014 MYT 7:05:51 PM

Somali president unharmed in attack on palace - U.N. envoy

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was unharmed after an attack on the heavily fortified presidential palace in Mogadishu, known as Villa Somalia, the U.N. envoy to the Horn of Africa country said.

"President just called me to say he's unharmed. Attack on Villa Somalia had failed. Sadly some lives lost," U.N. Special Representative Nick Kay wrote on his official Twitter feed.

(Reporting by Richard Lough; Editing by James Macharia)

advertisement

  1. Gobind: My father was a simple man, who enjoyed simple things
  2. CM proposes that sea front be renamed Karpal Singh Drive
  3. No Obama meeting for Anwar
  4. Former police chief recalls fond memories
  5. Dr Mahathir: Kassim Ahmad's arrest wrongly portrays Islam as 'hard and unmerciful'
  6. Karpal Singh: He never feared defeat, says Guan Eng
  7. Karpal Singh, my loving husband
  8. ‘Don’t play the fool’ and other quotes by Karpal Singh
  9. MERS virus: 64 villagers from Kampung Bintang quarantined for a week
  10. Michael — shy man whose care spoke volumes

advertisement

advertisement