[dropcap]A[/dropcap]t least six UN staff including a Ugandan were killed after a suicide bomber blew himself up, in Somali on Monday morning.
The attack happened in Garowe, the capital of Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region. Garoweonline, reported that of the six UN staff members on board, four were foreign nationals, including a Ugandan, Brenda Kyeyune.
“Seven people including the suicide bomber died in the attack. Seven UN staff members sustained injuries; two foreigners and five Somali nationals,” Nugal regional police commander Col. Ahmed Abdullahi Samatar was quoted.
The other victims of the terror attack are Payenta Gul, Afghan, and two Kenyans identified as Woki Munyui and stephen Adero.
Witnesses said the suicide bomber smashed the bus while driving in front of the entrance to United Nations main compound in the capital.
The Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabaab group claimed credit for the attack.