Armed group al Shabab claims responsibility for the double car bombing close to the presidential palace in capital Mogadishu.
The al Shabaab-claimed attack killed nine people and wounded ten others. Three attackers were also killed by security forces.
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.
As police gathered for their morning parade at the academy in Somalia's capital, a man wearing an explosive vest entered the camp disguised as a policeman and blew himself up, killing at least 17 and injuring 20.
A Somali television journalist was killed in a car bombing in the capital Mogadishu on Monday, an editor for the TV station and local authorities said.
The US military says it killed more than 100 militants when it launched an air strike against Al Shabab group's camp in Somalia.
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