Suicide bomb in Somalia capital kills 18, wounds 25

By REUTERS
February 19, 2017 15:13
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MOGADISHU - A blast from a suicide car bomb ripped through a Somali market on Sunday, killing 18 people and wounding at least 25, an official said, days before the country is due to inaugurate a new president.

No group had yet claimed responsibility, said Ahmed Abdulle Afrax, the mayor of Wadajir, the district in the city of Mogadishu that was bombed. A witness said the blast destroyed the market.


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