UN PANEL SAYS NORTH KOREAN MORTAR APPARENTLY USED IN TERRORIST ATTACK IN SOMALIA

On 31 October, Yonhap News reported a sign of possible arms deals between North Korea and the al-Shabab Islamic extremist group.  The al-Qaida-linked group carried out 6 separate mortar attacks on the international airport in Mogadishu between February and May.  One of the attacks involved 4 x 60mm mortar rounds, one unexploded example has characteristics consistent with a 60mm HE type 63 mortar round, manufactured in DPRK. 

https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20201031001300320

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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