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Bus with footballers explodes in Somalia as key elections begin

Bus with soccer players exploded in Somalia at the start of key elections MOGADISHU, Somalia - Four local footballers in Somalia were killed when an explosion believed to have been caused by a bomb ravaged their bus on Friday, police and witnesses said. Ten players from the Jubaland Chamber of Commerce and Industry club were on their way to a game at the stadium in the city of Kismayo in…

At least 17 killed in Somalia as the bus runs over the bomb

MOGADISHU, Somalia - At least 17 civilians have been killed in Middle Shebelle, a region that has struggled with stability following a bomb blast aimed at a minibus traveling from the capital Mogadishu, amid a running stalemate before the country’s election. Officials said the incident took place near Gololey about 50 kilometers north of Mogadishu, the country's capital, which has been battling insecurity for the past few months. The dead traveled from Mogadishu to Jowhar, the regional administrative capital of…

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