Djibouti, Horn of Africa terrorist attack
Somali men carried out the suicide attack that left at least three dead and dozens others seriously injured at a popular tourist cafe in downtown Djibouti’s capital.
The terror attack left the tiny Horn of Africa nation is shock prompting Western nations to condemn the attack and pledge support to stop terror in the country.
The port city of Djibouti experienced its most trying moment when terrorist struck a hotel frequented by both foreign soldiers and tourists killing three.
It is not perceivable that such a place where you expect any criminal to try as much to avoid is the target of the terrorists.
Djibouti is home to the only permanent American full base in Africa and has housed the AFRICOM command.
The Saturday terror attack exposes terrorism as a crime that can be committed anywhere hence should be treated equally when countries like Kenya and Nigeria are attacked.
Kenya has suffered strings of attacks almost every week prompting Western media to paint Kenya as a country in turmoil.
On Monday, 2 soldiers were killed inside Kenya after terrorists ambushed their resupply convoy in Lamu.