AU vehicles following the bombing
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Suicide car bomb hits Somalia airport

At least eight people have been killed in a car bomb attack and gun battle at Somalia's main airport in Mogadishu, officials say.

Insurgents opened fire on African Union peacekeepers after the initial explosion, airport officials said.

The government confirmed that two AU soldiers and three civilians were among the dead.

  • 09 Sep 2010
  • From the section Africa