April 11, 2021
The Egyptian Alliance for Human Rights and Development on April 11, 2021, condemned the terrorist bombing of al-Shabaab terrorist movement “affiliated with al-Qaeda” which targeted Ali Wardhir, governor of Bay district, killing at least six people and injuring seven others. The Alliance reported that the suicide bomber was stopped at the entrance door by guards but suddenly blew himself up, the governor has survived but was injured by some scratches.
The Egyptian Alliance for Human Rights and Development confirmed that the terrorist bombing took place at the entrance to the Suez Café in Baidoa, the capital of the Bay region, about 250 kilometers northwest of Mogadishu, where Governor Ali Wardhir was present.
The Egyptian Alliance for Human Rights and Development warns of terrorist acts carried out by armed terrorist groups linked to al-Qaeda since 2007, which threaten security, peace and stability in Somalia.
The Egyptian Alliance for Human Rights and Development calls for the prosecution of the perpetrators and the need to bring them to justice and calls on the United Nations and the African Union to support the Somali federal government to deal with violence and terrorism.