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Suicide Bomber Kills Troops In Somali Capital      Image:

A senior Somali commander and six other soldiers were killed on Sunday when a suicide car bomber rammed his car into their military convoy as it travelled through the capital, Mogadishu, a military source said.

“It was a highly-organised terrorist attack,” said the source, who did not want to be identified.

The commander was identified as Maj.-Gen. Mohamed Jimale Rooble Goobale. The suicide bomber was also killed.

Witnesses reported a powerful explosion while Islamist group al-Shabaab has taken responsibility for the attack on pro-insurgent radio Andalus.

Several soldiers were also injured, security official Mohamed Hassan said.

Author: Cerebral Lemon