Deadly car bomb in port area of Mogadishu, Somalia

A car bomb was detonated at the main entrance of a port in Mogadishu, killing at least 20 people and wounding 15 people. Most of the victims were port employees and pedestrians. Al Shabaab, a Somalia-based militant group with ties to al Qaeda, has claimed responsibility.

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Due to on-going terrorist attacks and lack of personal safety, travel to Somalia should be avoided, if possible.

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