The training facility in the Somali capital Mogadishu was secured by presidential palace guards following 90-minutes of sporadic gunfire, according to a witness.
Most of the casualties were passersby and traders working near the Weheliye hotel on the busy Makka Almukarramah road.
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Mogadishu's main ambulance service says it has seen at least 38 people dead after Friday's attacks which targeted the presidential palace and a hotel.
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Turkey is temporarily taking over the island for reconstruction. Suakin is at the crossroads between Aden Gulf and the Red Sea, and Saudi Arabia and East Africa. The move is another step for Turkey's engagement policy in Africa.
Somalia is continually plagued by numerous problems, despite growing support for its central government. Other pressing challenges include famine and disease.
The US military says it killed more than 100 militants when it launched an air strike against Al Shabab group's camp in Somalia.
The self-proclaimed state of Somaliland is hoping to continue a series of democratic transitions of power that sets it apart from its troubled neighbour Somalia.
The attack on Nasa Hablod Hotel 2 in Mogadishu ended on Sunday after a near 12-hour siege. Out of five attackers, three were captured alive, police said.
Police initially opened fire to prevent people from accessing the rubble-strewn scene of Saturday's attack. But, overwhelmed by the number of people, they eventually let thousands of protesters gather at the site.
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