9 August 2009

Somalia: Two Police Officers Killed in Mogadishu Blast

Mogadishu — Four other people were wounded in the explosion, witnesses said.

"I saw three dead bodies...two were police officers," said witness Muhubo Nur, who owns a shop near the scene in Mogadishu's Waberi district.

The suspects escaped before Somali government forces sealed off the area.

Mogadishu has witnesses a bloody insurgency since early 2007, when Islamist guerrillas went underground to wage a war against Somalia's UN-recognized interim government.

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