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Mogadishu Restaurant Bombing Claimed by Al-Shabab

September 8th, 2013 · 3:13 pm @   -  No Comments
Date of Occurrence: September 7, 2013 Location: Mogadishu, Somalia Event: Complex Attack - VBIED followed by BBIED Fatalities: 15 Injuries/Displaced: 23 (as of September 8, 2013)

Summary:  
A car bomb detonated outside a local restaurant that is said to have been frequented by government employees and journalists.  Reports state that a second suicide bomber blew himself up in the crowd as people came to the aid of those injured in the initial blast.

Sources:
BBC News
Washington Post
Al Jazeera