Terrorist attack in Mogadishu kills 11

al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab rebels have claimed responsibility for an attack against a convoy carrying Qatari officials in central Mogadishu. A car bomb was crashed into the convoy, killing 11 people, although the delegates appear to be unharmed. Several countries advise their citizens to avoid all travel to Somalia due to lack of personal security and unpredictable terrorist events.

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