At approximately 0200 local time (2300 UTC) on 14 April 2022, Somali security authorities reported that the Afisyoni air force base – located approximately 2 km (1 mi) east of Aden Adde International Airport (HCMM/MGQ) – was subjected to a barrage of mortar shells. The attack occurred just prior to a swearing-in ceremony for new parliamentarians scheduled to take place at the base. No casualties occurred as a result of the assault. The al-Shabab militant group claimed responsibility for the attack.