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Car bombing in Somalia's capital leaves at least six dead, 15 injured

At least six people died while 15 others were left injured in a car bombing incident in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu.

ANI | Updated: 03 Sep 2018, 16:34:00
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Mogadishu: At least six people died while 15 others were left injured in a car bombing incident in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu.

The spokesperson for Mogadishu, Salah Hassan Omar said that the local government offices were the target of the bombing, CNN reported.

Col Aden Dahir of the Somalia military said that at least three soldiers, who attempted to stop the vehicle, were among the deceased. The attack occurred at around 9 AM local time on September 2.

Terrorist group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack through Andalus Radio, its media channel. The explosion wrecked a government building, while a mosque and several other buildings in the proximity were also damaged.


First Published: 03 Sep 2018, 16:23:29

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