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Somalia Blast News: Terror of Al-Shabaab in Somalia, 48 people killed, 108 others injured in horrific suicide attack


Mogadishu : At least 48 people, including a female parliamentarian, have been killed in a suicide bombing at a polling station in Somalia. The police gave this information on Thursday. The attack took place late Wednesday in the town of Beledweyen in the Hiran region of Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. Among the dead was opposition lawmaker Amin Mohamed Abdi, considered an outspoken critic of the government, who was campaigning for an election to her seat in the National Assembly.

Al-Shabaab terror in Somalia
Ali Gudlawe, the governor of Somalia’s Heershabele province, said the Somali rebel group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack. At least 48 people, mostly civilians, were killed in the attack. He said 108 others were also injured. Al-Shabaab frequently conducts attacks in Somalia, mostly using human bombs.
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blew himself up in a restaurant with an explosive jacket
Last month, al-Shabaab targeted a restaurant in the same area. A suicide bomber detonated an explosive jacket at a crowded lunch restaurant in Beldevin, the capital of the reindeer region. According to the police, at least 15 people were killed in the attack. Police spokeswoman Dini Roble Ahmed said 20 people were injured and that the explosion caused “heavy damage”.

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