27 April 2010

Somalia: Suicide Explosion Convulses Amisom's Base in Mogadishu

A suicide bomber has targeted to a new military base for the African Union troops AMISOM at the former business bank in the Somali capital Mogadishu, witnesses, officials told Shabelle radio on Tuesday.

Reports say that the explosion was carried out by a bomber traveling a vehicle filled with explosive things and exploded at the outside of the bank where the AMISOM troops made new base in Shangani district in Mogadishu causing more casualties.

Witnesses said that the bomber exploded himself as one of the AMISOM security guards tried to stop the truck entering the bank.

No group has claimed the responsibility so far.

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