On the morning of 24 July 2023, a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vest at the Jaalle Siyaad Military Academy in the capital Mogadishu. Reports indicate that the assailant — wearing a military uniform — entered the facility and carried out the bombing. At least 30 soldiers were killed in the attack and 40 others were injured. The militant group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack.