Suicide Bomb Attack Kills At Least Three Somali Soldiers Outside Mogadishu

Captain Mohamed Hussein says the bomber tried to enter the Warta Nabada district headquarters, which is close to the presidential palace in Mogadishu.

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Somali medical workers and relatives help a woman (Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP)

Three other people were injured in the attack on Tuesday claimed by the al Shabab extremist group.

The bombing was the first since the beginning of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Security in Mogadishu has been tightened as the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab usually steps up attacks during Ramadan.

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Suicide bomb attack kills at least three Somali soldiers outside Mogadishu
Suicide bomb attack kills at least 3 Somali soldiers outside Mogadishu