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Somali Minister Survives Assassination Attempt

A Somali minister survived an assassination attempt Sunday when a hand-grenade was thrown at his car in the capital, Mogadishu. Mohamed Abdullahi Hassan Noah, Minister of Youth and Sport, told VOA that the explosive device hit his car as he was shopping at a local market in Maka al-Mukaramah, the capital’s busy main street.   “When I got off from the car, a bomb hit and damaged the car, everybody got shocked and ran away from the scene," the minister said.   “A family...

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