Suspected Islamist car bombing badly injures Somali lecturer




 
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January 9th, 2015  
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MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A car bomb critically injured a university lecturer in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Wednesday and was blamed on Islamist rebels who have promised to keep up attacks even as they have lost territory to a military offensive. There was no immediate claim of responsibility by the al Shabaab group but it has often used such devices. An al Shabaab car bomb killed four people in Mogadishu on Sunday. "It was a planted bomb probably controlled remotely," police captain Isa Ahmed told Reuters, blaming al Shabaab for the Wednesday's blast. ...

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