Blast in Somali capital kills five, injures six - official

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  • Thursday, 25 May 2017

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A blast in the Somali capital killed five civilians and injured six more on Wednesday, a city spokesman said, underscoring the ability of Islamist insurgents to carry out bombings despite territorial losses.

"We have confirmed five civilians, including a mother and her son, died," said Abdifatah Omar Halane, spokesman for the Mogadishu mayor.

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