$100,000 reward for information on car bomb plots in Somalia – President


$100,000 reward for information on car bomb plots in Somalia – President

Somalia’s new President, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed ‘Farmajo,’ has placed a $100,000 reward on information leading to the prevention of a car bomb attack in the country. The President made the pledge over the weekend when he visited victims of the latest al-Shabaab attack in the capital, Mogadishu. ‘‘My promise to you as president, if you hear me, i will give you $100,000 if you report ...

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