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Suspected Suicide bomber sucked out of a plane

09, Feb 2016

A suspected suicide bomber who blew a hole in the fuselage of a Daallo airlines plane last week and forced it to make an emergency landing in Mogadishu was meant to be on a Turkish airlines flight. The bomber was sucked out of the plane through the one-metre wide hole when the blast ripped open the pressurized cabin in mid-air. The pilot landed the plane in the Somali capital, from where it had taken off. No group has so far taken responsibility for the attack but a U.S. government source last week said the United States suspects Islamism militant group al shabaab, which is aligned to al Qaeda, was responsible for the blast. Meanwhile, CCTV footage released by the Somali national intelligence agency appears to show two airport workers inside the terminal handing the suicide bomber a lap top stuffed with explosives. Al shabaab, which wants to topple the government and impose a harsh version of Islamic law, has targeted the airport in the past. It has also attacked the Turkish embassy i