Loud explosion heard in Somali capital: Reuters witnesses

Reuters News
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Posted: Mar 13, 2017 3:32 AM

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A loud explosion was heard in the Somali capital on Monday, followed by gunfire, and a cloud of smoke was seen above the site of the blast, Reuters witnesses said.

The cause of the explosion was not immediately clear.

(Reporting by Abdirahman Hussein and Abdi Sheikh; Writing by George Obulutsa; Editing by Dominic Evans)