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Bombs kill at least 25 people near hotel in Somali capital Mogadishu

Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attacks on Saturday

Reuters 

Two car bombs killed At least 25 people were killed and 30 others injured in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Saturday, police said, two weeks after a huge truck bomb killed hundreds of civilians in the city. Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attacks on Saturday. A suicide car bomb was rammed into a hotel, Nasahablod Two, about 600 metres from the presidential palace, and then armed militants stormed the building, police said. A few minutes later, a car bomb exploded near the former parliament house nearby. Earlier, Ali Nur, a police officer, told ...

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First Published: Sun, October 29 2017. 10:41 IST
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