Somalia says bomb caused plane blast

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Posted: Feb 06, 2016 10:36 AM

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A passenger flight forced to make an emergency landing in Mogadishu on Tuesday was hit by a bomb explosion, Somalia's minister for transport and aviation said.

"We have confirmed that it was a bomb that exploded in the Daallo Airlines flight. It was meant to kill all aboard," Ali Ahmed Jamac told a news conference on Saturday.

(Reporting by Abdirahman Hussein; Writing by Duncan Miriri)