Sunday August 1, 2021
Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Roble has called on Somalis to unite in
order to defeat terrorism after the death of four footballers in a
roadside blast on Friday.
Roble condemned the terrorist attack in Kismayo town of the Lower
Jubba region in Jubaland State and called for an immediate end to
hostilities between the two sides.
"I send my condolences to the families of the victims, the
administration and the people of Jubaland. Terrorist acts must not
prevent us from achieving our goal of peace and state-building," he said
in a statement issued on Friday evening.
Four people were killed and ten others wounded in a terrorist attack
targeting a bus carrying football players to a stadium in Kismayo town
in Jubaland, southern region.
Roble called on the people of Somalia to unite against al-Shabab
terrorists who are against the peace and development of their country.
The prime minister wished speedy recovery to all those injured in the
latest attack which came a day after the elections of the Upper House
No group has claimed responsibility for the roadside bomb attack
although al-Shabab which has been fighting the government usually
carries out such attacks.