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Somali Official: 9 Injured in Mogadishu Market Blast

A suspected member of the al-Shabab militant group lobbed a hand grenade into a market in Mogadishu on Tuesday, wounding nine civilians, witnesses and officials said. “A suspected member of al-Shabab militants...carried out the attack on a busy market and...managed to escape...injuring at least nine people,” said Abukar Sheikh Ahmed, the deputy commissioner of Wadajir District. Residents were shopping at the market for the Eid al-Fitr festival, which marks the end of holy month of...

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