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Police: Suicide Car Bomb at Hotel in Somalia's Kismayu

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7Dnews London

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 18:56 GMT

A car bomb exploded inside a hotel in the coastal city of Kismayu where deputies were gathered to discuss the upcoming local elections, , a Somali police officer said on Friday, July 12th, Reuters has reported.

"A blast occurred in Hotel Asasey in the heart of Kismayu, followed by gunfire. Local elders and lawmakers were having a meeting there. It is too early to know if there are any casualties," Major Mohamed Abdi, a police officer, told Reuters from Kismayu.


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