Car bomb in Somali port city of Kismayo injures at least 10: police

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Posted: Aug 01, 2017 1:38 PM

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A car bomb explosion in the southern Somali town of Kismayo wounded at least 10 people on Tuesday, police said.

"We believe it was a car bomb parked here in this busy street. So far we know 10 civilians were injured," said Mohamud, a police officer who gave his first name only.

Residents gave a larger number of casualties, saying up to 20 may have been injured.

(Reporting by Abdi Sheikh; Writing by Aaron Maasho; Editing by Louise Ireland)