(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
One soldier was killed and at least six others injured in
Somalia on Sunday when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a
military base in the west of the capital Mogadishu, a soldier and a
hospital worker said, Trend reports citing Reuters .
The suicide bomber had disguised himself as a regular soldier
and joined others as they filed into a military base early Sunday
before he detonated the explosive, Captain Aden Omar, a soldier at
the base told Reuters.
'We lost one soldier and several others were injured. The bomber
blew up himself at a check point,' he said.
A nurse at Madina Hospital in Mogadishu told Reuters they had
received one dead soldier and six others who were wounded.
It was not immediately clear who had carried out the attack but
Islamist group al Shabaab frequently carries out bombings and gun
attacks in Somalia and elsewhere.
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