The latest: Suicide bomber blow up at Turkish military academy in Mogadishu

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A suicide bomber who disguised himself as the recruit has blown himself up at the Turkish-run military training academy in Mogadishu. Sources Somali officials told Somali Times reports Turksom training centre said the attacker managed to join the queue in the ongoing recruitment exercise at the facility without being detected and blow himself up.

There is no information yet regarding any casualties. The facility which was built by the Turkish government at a reported cost of $50 million is located along the Indian Ocean strip in Mogadishu which is 5 kilometres from Aden Adde Airport.