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Landmine in Somali capital kills at least 10

Discussion in 'International Forum' started by MziziMkavu, Apr 18, 2010.

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    MOGADISHU, Somalia - A police official and witnesses say at least 10 people died, including five government soldiers, when a land mine exploded near a police station in south Mogadishu overnight.Witness Abdi Fatah said Sunday that the 10 people died instantly.
    Ali Gab, a Somali police official said that five of his fellow police officers were killed in the attack. He blamed the militant group al-Shabab for the attack. Fadum Hassan, a nurse at Medina hospital, said that 20 injured people had been admitted to the hospital and some are in critical condition.
    The weak U.N.-backed Somali government is battling an Islamist insurgency. The impoverished Horn of Africa nation has not had a functioning government for nearly 20 years.