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Deadly blast in Kismayo leaves 4 dead
2012-11-01
[Shabelle] Witnesses said at least four people bit the dust in a huge kaboom happened on Tuesday night in Somalia’s southern port city of Kismayo, former rebel bastion located 500 Km (310 miles) south of Mogadishu.

Tuesday’s blast which used a hand grenade went off at a teashop, killing four nearby civilians on the spot, according to the eyewitnesses. Dozens maimed seriously, in the attack and they taken to a hospital in the city.

“It was an enormous deadly blast at a popular teashop packed by dozens of people, including soldiers,” said resident, although government officials reported no army casualties.

No group has yet said it carried out the attack. Alarming Insecurity acts have been on the rise and rampant since the allied forces moved in the city early this month.
Posted by:Fred

#1  the start of a long and difficult occupation of Kismayo by Kenyan forces. it will be very difficult for them to avoid taking losses by attrition from IED's and explosive arms. Al-Shabaab loves to toss hand grandes into social areas.
Posted by: Raider   2012-11-01 13:16  

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