The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Somalia, claimed killing over 50 in a dual suicide attack on the Halane military base in Mogadishu.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed that it foiled an airdrop operation by unidentified foreign forces in Awdheegle, located in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed killing a “large number” of Kenyan forces in Kenya’s Lamu County, where the group has recently increased the number of its attacks, and executed two men in a public square in Somalia on charges of working for the Somali government.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed an ambush on Kenyan security forces near the Kenyan city of Mpeketoni in Lamu County, and remarked that this attack and four others in the past ten days belie Kenyan government claims of eliminating their presence in the country.
The Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement claimed 55 attacks on Djiboutian, Ethiopian, Kenyan, Somali, and unidentified AMISOM forces between September 15 and October 12, 2015, and capturing a Somali soldier in what it called a “special operation”.