Al-Shabab attack on Somali government offices kills 10

April 14, 2015 3:28 PM

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Militants from the Somali extremist group al-Shabab attacked a government office complex in the country's capital of Mogadishu, killing 10 people Tuesday, according to media reports.

Capt. Mohamed Hussein, a senior police officer, said a suicide car bomber detonated his vehicle at the gate and that some of the ministry's employees were taken hostage, the Associated Press reported. He later said police had secured the walled complex.

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