Four killed in Mogadishu suicide car bombing

Recruits to Somalia rebel group Al-Shebab walk down a street in the Deniile district of Mogadishu on March 5, 2012A huge suicide car bomb blast shook Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Sunday near the heavily-fortified international airport, killing four people, officials said. A military spokesman for Somalia’s Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab, Sheikh Abdul Aziz Abu Musab, confirmed that the militants had carried out the attack. The sprawling airport area is a major base for members of Somalia’s armed forces and houses several foreign embassies and African Union troops battling the Islamists.

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