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Suicide Bombers Kill Seven at Peacekeeping Base in Somalia

MOGADISHU, July 26 – Suicide bombers killed at least seven people as they tried to blast their way into the African Union’s main peacekeeping base in Somalia’s capital on Tuesday, police said. The force of the explosions shattered windows at Mogadishu’s nearby airport, showering arriving passengers with glass, said witnesses. Al Shabaab, the Islamist militant

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Suicide Bomber Strikes While Hugging Official in Somalia’s Puntland

MOGADISHU, March 31 – A militant suicide bomber put his arms around a local official as if in a hug and blew both of them up in the autonomous Somali region of Puntland on Thursday, officials said. The Islamist militant group Al Shabaab, which frequently targets officials in its bid to overthrow the Western-backed Somali

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