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EU convoy hit by suicide car bombing in Somali capital

A suicide car bomb ripped through a European Union (EU) convoy near the Somali defense ministry in the capital of Mogadishu on Monday, police and witnesses said.

A police officer who declined to be named told Xinhua over the phone that a convoy of the Italian troops was hit by a huge car bomb.

“Italian troops traveling near Jalle Ziyad area were hit by a suicide car bomb. We didn’t hear of any casualty,” the officer said.

Witnesses reported the blast, saying they have seen a huge plume of smoke rising above the place.

“It was so huge; we learnt that foreign troops were targeted. Somali forces arrived at the scene and cordoned off the area,” one eyewitness, Duniyo Ali, told Xinhua…..

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