Turkish Embassy in London

News from the Turkish Foreign Ministry

No: 110, 9 April 2017, Press Release Regarding The Terrorist Attack In Somalia , 09.04.2017

We have learned with deep sorrow that today (9 April) a suicide attack which targeted a convoy carrying high level military officials near the compound of the Ministry of Defense, claimed lives of many people including those of civilians and injured many others.


We strongly condemn this heinous terrorist attack. We wish God’s mercy upon those who lost their lives in the attacks, convey our condolences to the families who lost their loved ones and wish speedy recovery to the wounded.


Turkey will remain committed to stand by Somalia in its fight against terrorism.