Somalia's police say government offices are under attack in capital, hostages taken

April 14, 2015 10:43 AM

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MOGADISHU, Somalia – Somalia's police say a government office complex is under attack and some hostages have been seized.

Capt. Mohamed Hussein, a senior police officer, says the attackers stormed the ministry of higher education after a suicide car bomber detonated his vehicle at the gate of the office complex, opening the way for gunmen to enter.

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