A suicide bomber blows himself up at a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia, killing three people and wounding several more. The restaurant was frequented by members of the security forces as it is near to a security agency.
A suicide bomber detonates an explosion in Somalia's national theatre in Mogadishu while a ceremony is taking place, killing at least ten people, including the presidents of the Somali Olympic Committee and the Somali Football Federation. [http:--www.winnipegfreepress.com-world-suicide-blast-in-somalia-national-theatre-during-ceremony-deaths-injuries-feared-146063765.html (AP via "Winnipeg Free Press")] [https:--www.bbc.co.uk-news-world-africa-17609047 (BBC)] [http:--www.ajc.com-news-nation-world-2-somalia-sport-officials-1406492.html (AP via "Atlanta Journal Constitution")]date=August 2019
Unidentified gunmen assassinate Sheikh Daud Ali Hasan, a senior commander of the Al-Shabab militant group in the southern city of Kismayo, Somalia. [https:--www.reuters.com-article-idUSTRE62J0MJ20100320 (Reuters)] [http:--www.apanews.net-apa.php?page=show_article_eng&id_article=120488 (African Press Agency)]date=August 2019