One dead in Somali car bomb attack

At least one person was killed and several others wounded on Saturday in a car bombing outside a hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, officials said. A Somali police official, General Mohamed Yusuf Madale, told reporters the car bomb went off outside the Golden Hotel shortly after midday, “killing at least one person and injuring another one”. He did not identify the person killed, but Somali news reports said it was a telecoms official.

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