Somalia: Car bomb explosion rocks Mogadishu
13 January 2022 | 6:44 am
Several people were killed as a huge blast went off on a road near the main international airport in the Somali capital. The al-Shabab extremist group has claimed responsibility.
The attack comes amid a new offensive by the Somali government against the terror group, which controls large parts of central and southern Somalia.
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