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Most of them civilians

Oct 28th, 2017 2:07 pm | By

Mogadishu again.

Two explosions have killed at least 14 people in the Somali capital Mogadishu, two weeks after a bomb killed 350.

At least 358, actually, according to the BBC farther down the page.

The first blast was caused by a car bomb being driven into a hotel. Militants then stormed the building.

The second explosion took place near the former parliament house nearby. Officials say at least 14 died.

The Islamist militant group al-Shabab – which officials blamed for the attack two weeks ago – said it had carried out the latest bombings.

The al-Qaeda linked group denies having anything to do with the 14 October attack but it said it had chosen this latest target because it

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