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Suicide Bomb Targeting Western Officials Kills Five in Somalia

More Video 2h ago Suicide Bomb Targeting Western Officials Kills Five in Somalia (Bloomberg) -- A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle laden with explosives into a security convoy in Somalia next to the residence of a former president, killing at least five people and wounding more than 20 others.Al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack on Radio Andalus, a broadcaster that supports the insurgents, and said it was targeting western officials under escort of a local security firm.Name }} Related Video Up Next Now Showing {{ video.©2021 Bloomberg L.

State-run Somali National News Agency said that eight people were killed and more than 17 others were wounded in the blast.The al Qaeda-linked militant group has vowed to intensify attacks in the restive Horn of Africa nation in the run-up to general elections.

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