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Mayor of Mogadishu, other officials hurt in Somalia suicide blast - relative

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MOGADISHU (Reuters) – A suicide bomb attack on local government headquarters injured the mayor of Mogadishu and several other officials on Wednesday, a relative of one of the victims told Reuters.

“The blast injured many local officials including my cousin,” said Mohamed Abdullahi. “The Mogadishu mayor is also injured … A suicide bomber walked into the meeting hall and blew up himself.”

(Reporting by Abdi Sheikh; Writing by Katharine Houreld, Editing by William Maclean)

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