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Ten dead and 12 injured in Somalia explosion

An explosion that rocked a passengers-carrying minibus has killed ten people and left another 12 injured.

The explosion occurred near Lafole village, outside Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia early this morning, Sunday, 31st of May.

A statement by Somalia’s information minister confirmed this incident ” At least ten civilians were killed in an explosion at Lafole area this morning, those who died were all civilians” he said—further stating that the dead passengers will be taken to a funeral.

According to eyewitnesses, the passenger bus was destroyed, leaving the passengers either dead or seriously wounded.

The al Qaeda-aligned Shabaab terrorist group are notorious for carrying out attacks in and around Somalia’s capital, but neither them not any other group has claimed responsibility for the explosion

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