Two blasts hit Somali capital: witness

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Posted: Sep 12, 2012 7:30 AM

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Two explosions rocked the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday outside a hotel where the newly elected president and Kenya's foreign minister were holding a news conference, a Reuters witness said.

Two bodies could be seen outside the hotel, one of whom appeared to be a suicide bomber. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and the Kenyan minister were unharmed.

(Reporting by Yara Bayoumy; Editing by Richard Lough)