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Mogadishu deputy mayor says survives assassination

Mogadishu’s deputy mayor said he survived a roadside blast targeting him on Saturday that killed a boy and wounded at least five others, the latest Iraq-style insurgent attack in the chaotic capital. “A 10 year old boy died on the spot. The mine exploded after I had just passed it,” Deputy Mayor Abdifatah Ibrahim Omar told Reuters by telephone. “Four of my guards seated in the back were wounded. A 70 year old man was also seriously wounded.” Full Story

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