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10 dead in NISA prison raid

Storyline:National News

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The fight in National intelligence and security agency (NISA) prison in the heart of the capital Mogadishu stopped, at least 10 people, seven Al-shabab members, two soldiers  and a civilian have been killed during the fierce fighting as Bondere district commissioner Kasim Abdullahi confirmed to media.

NISA prison is one of the most important prisons in Mogadishu, where Al-shabab suspects are detaine.   Over 15 suspected Al-shabab members were held in the prison, waiting to be tried by Somali military court.

Unspecified number of wounded people were rushed to hospitals as ambulances reached the scene.

Mohamed Yussuf Osman, the spokesman of the ministry National Security  who held press conference in the prison said the forces have aborted the attacks of Al-shabab, adding that no prisoner escaped from the prison.

Al-shabab has no yet given comment about the raid.