Roadside bomb 'kills eight' on Somalia minibus

At least eight people died and more than 20 others were wounded in a roadside bomb blast near the town of Afgoye outside the Somali capital Mogadishu, a witness saidA roadside bomb ripped apart a minibus just outside Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Thursday, killing at least eight people and injuring several others, a witness said. “There was a terrible incident, a landmine hit a civilian minibus,” said Mohamed Wedow, a witness at the scene. An AFP journalist at the bomb site at Lafole, some 18 kilometres (11 miles) outside Mogadishu, said the vehicle had been torn apart by the blast.

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