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

The mayor of Mogadishu Abdirahman Omar Osman. [Image source: Twitter]
A suicide bomb attack on local government headquarters injured the mayor of Mogadishu  Abdirahman Omar Osman his deputy 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.”

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