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Mayor of Mogadishu, other officials hurt in Somalia suicide blast: Relative

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Reuters Mogadishu, Somalia Jul 24, 2019, 07.22 PM (IST)

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."