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Somalia: Suicide bomber attack on Mogadishu military base, at least 8 dead
Somalia: Suicide bomber attack on Mogadishu military base, at least 8 dead
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A suicide bomber drove an explosives-laden car at the gates of the military base "12th April Army Brigade" in Mogadishu, Somalia. Officials have reported the death of 8 people so far and over a dozen injured. The base is located near the newly reopened stadium in the Warta-Nabadda district.

The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabaab militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Somalia: Four killed in suicide bombings

Four people were killed and multiple injured in explosions in Somalia. A land mine was detonated in a restaurant near Baidoa, killing four and injuring several.

Near Mogadishu, a bomber drove through a security checkpoint where the car exploded outside the gates. Five police officers were injured.