Somali minister wounded in suicide blast

June 10, 2011 18:25

MOGADISHU - Somalia's Interior Minister Abdi Shakur Sheikh Hassan was wounded after a suicide bomber attacked his house in the capital Mogadishu, the minister's driver said.

"A suicide bomber injured the ... minister," Ahmed Mohamed, the minister's driver told Reuters.

"I was at the gate when a veiled woman went into the house. Suddenly, I heard a loud explosion. I saw the flesh of the suicide bomber in the balcony near the minister's house. I went into his room and saw him lying injured," he said.

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