Qatar Condemns Beledweyne bombing
Qatar has condemned Saturday's suicide bomb attack at a restaurant inside a police station in Beledweyne district, causing. In a statement, the Qatari foreign ministry reiterated the firm position of the State of Qatar on rejecting violence and terrorism regardless of motives and reasons. ''The Ministry expressed the State of Qatar's condolences to the families of the victims, and to the government and people of Somalia, wishing the injured a speedy recovery,'' statement read in part. Among the dead in the bombing include the restaurant owner and other people around at the time of the attack. Al-Shabab, an al-Qaeda-linked armed group fighting to overthrow Somalia’s internationally recognised government, claimed responsibility for the attack. The group said they killed senior officers in the attack and injured others.