Somalia’s Al Shabaab says 9 killed in Mogadishu bombing

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MOGADISHU — Somali armed group Al Shabab has claimed the responsibility for suicide attack on a restaurant around the presidential palace frequented by security officials and soldiers in the capital, Mogadishu.

A suicide bomber detonated explosives inside a small crowded restaurant in Somalia’s capital Wednesday, killing himself anc 3 others, according to police.

The police say the attacker walked into the restaurant and took a seat among diners before setting off the explosives tied around his waist.

The group says it killed 9 people and wounded 24 others in the attack.

There was no immediate comment Federal Gocernment of Somalia on the incident so far.

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