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Suicide bomber kills at least 10 in Somali capital – Reports

Suicide bomber kills at least 10 in Somali capital – Reports

Moscow, Sep 14 (UNI/Sputnik) A suicide bomb hit Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Tuesday afternoon, killing at least 10 people, Somali media reported.
The Garowe Online website said that a suicide bomber detonated explosives at a tea shop near a military training camp.
The Horn of Africa nation has been struggling to end Islamist insurgency and hold a presidential election. Voting was delayed after a row between Somalia's prime minister and its longtime president, whose bid to extend his term without polls led to street clashes in spring.

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