Suicide attack foiled in Somalia
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Last Updated: Sunday, September 12, 2010, 09:41
  
Mogadishu: Police in Somalia have said they foiled a suicide attack in the capital city of Mogadishu, a media report said on Saturday.

Islamist militants tried to carry out a suicide attack when a gunman armed with explosives tried to ram a petrol tanker into the city's port area, Xinhua reported citing police officials.

At least three police officers were killed and four were wounded on Thursday after a car bomb exploded outside the gate of the international airport in Mogadishu.

Al Qaeda-linked group Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the airport attack.

IANS


First Published: Sunday, September 12, 2010, 09:41


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