Police: Car bomb, gunfire in Somali capital

By REUTERS
February 23, 2018 18:03
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MOGADISHU - A car bomb went off in the Somali capital, followed by a second blast and gunfire near the president's residence, police and a Reuters witness said on Friday.

"We understand it is a suicide car bomb near the presidential palace area. Then another blast followed, with gunfire. It is too early to know details and target," Major Mohamed Ahmed, a police officer told Reuters.A Reuters witness said a huge cloud of smoke could be seen in the sky.


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