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1st LD: Car bombing hits Somali capital

12 Jan 2022, 20:49 GMT+10

MOGADISHU, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- A suicide car bomb rocked the Somali capital, Mogadishu, on Wednesday, police and witnesses said.

The police said the midday attack which targeted a security convoy occurred along Mogadishu's 21st October road near heavily fortified Ade Aden International Airport.

"There are casualties but we have not established the number. The suicide bomber targeted a convoy which was carrying some people," a police officer who declined to be named told Xinhua by the phone.

No group has claimed responsibility for the latest attack.

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