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2 blasts, gunfire heard near Somalia's presidential palace

4 days ago   |   By ABC News

2 large blasts followed by gunfire heard near presidential palace in Somalia's capital
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2 blasts, gunfire heard near Somalia's presidential palace

4 days ago   |   By National Post

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Two large explosions followed by gunfire were heard Saturday near the presidential palace in Somalia's capital.
The midday blasts came a week after a similar attack on the interior ministry compound in Mogadishu killed at least nine people.
Police Capt. Mohamed Hussein told The Associated Press that a car bomb detonated near a checkpoint close to the presidential palace Saturday after security forces engaged with gunmen. A second car bomb blast occurred in the same area shortly afterward.
The Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group, an arm of al-Qaida, often targets...
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