Bomb in Somalia’s capital kills 1, injures another

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A bomb exploded in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, on Tuesday killing one person and wounding another. The blast from a bomb planted in a private luxury car exploded in Mogadishu’s Hodan district, killing the driver and injuring a nearby pedestrian, said police Col. Ahmed Abdi.

There was no immediate claim for the bombing, the latest in a string of attacks often claimed by the Somalia’s Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, who are linked to al-Qaida and are fighting to topple the western-backed government protected by African Union forces.

Source: Associated Press