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Explosion in Somali Capital Kills Three People, Witness Says

December 06, 2011

Dec. 6 (Bloomberg) -- A car bomb exploded in central Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, killing at least three people, Abikar Mohamed, a shopkeeper in the city who witnessed the blast, said in a phone interview today.

“There was a big explosion that shook my shop shelves,” Mohamed said. “I saw three bodies lying in the street.”

--Editors: Paul Richardson, Emily Bowers.

To contact the reporter on this story: Hamsa Omar in Mogadishu via Nairobi at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Paul Richardson at

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