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Burkina Faso: Landmine explosion kills at least 10

At least 10 people have been killed after a minibus hit a landmine in Burkina Faso, officials have said. The blast occurred in the east of the country near the border with Niger. Five others were wounded in the blast. Some of the passengers in the bus are still reported to be missing, according to local media reporting. There are… Read More
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Al-Shabab claims responsibility for Somali blast

– – Militant group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for Thursday’s explosion outside a school in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu. The explosion killed at least eight people, including school children as emergency workers continue search for more victims. 17 others are reported to have been wounded, according to police spokesman Abdifatah Adam Hassan. “We counted eight dead people and 17 others including… Read More
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At least 20 killed by suicide car bomb in Somalia

– – At least 20 people were killed and 30 wounded by a suicide car bomb just outside a restaurant near the port in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu late on Friday, an emergency services official said. The blast sent plumes of smoke into the sky and triggered gunfire, witnesses and state-owned media reported. “So far we have carried 20 dead people… Read More
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Somalia: At least 17 killed in bomb attack in Mogadishu

At least 17 people are reported dead following a bomb blast outside a hotel near the international airport in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu. The blast on Monday according to medical officials also left 27 others wounded. The city’s Madina hospital is where most of the bodies and those injured were taken to. The Al Qaeda-linked Islamist group al Shabaab has claimed… Read More