Militants attack checkpoint in Somalia's Puntland, seven dead

Abdiqani Hassan

BOSASO, Somalia (Reuters) – Islamist al Shabaab militants attacked a checkpoint in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region, killing at least seven people in the early hours of Monday, police said.

The fighters then ambushed officers rushing in to help colleagues on the outskirts of the city of Bosaso, an officer at the scene told Reuters.

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