In Somalia the death toll in the attack, «Al-Shabab» was almost 60 people

© AP Photo / Farah Abdi WarsamehСолдаты army Somalia patrol the streets. Archival photoIn Somalia the death toll in the attack, «Al-Shabab» was almost 60 people© AP Photo / Farah Abdi Warsameh

The death toll in the attack of militants of the terrorist group «Al-Shabab» in the city AF Urur in North-West Somalia has risen to 59 people, reports Reuters with reference to the representative of the military.

Earlier it was reported 38 dead and 18 wounded.

According to the representative of armed forces of the country, injuring almost 40 people. «We confirm that 59 people were killed, including six women. Injured 38 people,» said major Mohamed Abdi.

Earlier it was reported that the militants «Al-Shabab» seized the town AF Urur in North-West Somalia. The terrorists claimed the killing of more than 60 Somali military. Later the armed forces of Somalia regained control of the hijacked city.

In Somalia «Al-Shabab» is an armed struggle against the Central government and impedes the humanitarian activities of the UN. The group made the U.S. list of terrorist organizations in 2008, in respect of it in the country of sanctions.

In Somalia the death toll in the attack, «Al-Shabab» was almost 60 peopleTerrorism in the twenty-first century

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