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Suicide bomber kills four at Somalian presidential compound

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 00:51

Mar. 14 - A suicide bomber struck at the heart of Somalia's fragile administration in Mogadishu. Deborah Gembara reports.

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The scene at the presidential compound in Mogadishu after it was attacked by a suicide bomber. At least four people were killed in the blast which Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for. The hardline Islamist group, which formally joined al Qaeda last month, has increased its bombings in the capital --- in its efforts to underscore the continued insecurity in the country. Somalia has been without a strong central government since 1991 and despite African Union efforts to secure Mogadishu, the coastal city remains prone to attack. Deborah Gembara, Reuters.

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Suicide bomber kills four at Somalian presidential compound

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 00:51