Somalia: Two dead in bomb and shooting in Mogadishu

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MOGADISHU, Somalia – Two people have been killed and two others injured in roadside bomb explosion and an assassination in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, police and witness said.

 The explosion targeted a vehicle carrying government soldiers in the city’s Hodan area in the capital, leaving a soldier dead and injured two others, a witness said.

He says the victims were immediately rushed into hospital.

Meanwhile, a Somali police officer was shot and killed by gunmen near the biggest marker in Somali capital Mogadishu, a policeman, Hussein Mohamed said.

No group says it carried out the attack.

Somali capital Mogadishu has witnessed assassinations and bomb attacks targeting government officials, popular eateries, hotels and key government installations.

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