Injured person on a stretcher in Mogadishu
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Somalia blast kills sport officials in Mogadishu

The head of Somalia's Olympic committee and its football chief are among eight people killed in a bomb attack on a high-profile event in Mogadishu.

Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali survived the blast unhurt after it struck the newly re-opened national theatre in the capital, Mogadishu.

Militants from the al-Shabab group say they carried out the bombing.

Peter Biles reports from Mogadishu.

  • 04 Apr 2012