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Somalia: 11 killed, 25 injured as explosions rock Mogadishu

The al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility of the attacks. Police chief Gen Bashir Abdi Mohamed told reporters that first car bomb went off near a security checkpoint for the presidential palace and was responsible for nine deaths.

The second car bomb killed the driver and his accomplice near a checkpoint on the road to the heavily fortified airport, he said. The airport is home to a number of diplomatic offices. 

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