19 killed, injured in Somali suicide blasts

TEHRAN, Oct. 20 (MNA) – Media reported on Wednesday night that 12 people were killed and 7 were injured after two suicide bombings occurred in central Somalia.

The first explosion occurred at the entrance of the city of Jalalaqsi by a car bomb run by a suicide bomber, killing 11 people, including the governor of Jalalqsi city.

5 Others were injured during the first blast.

The second explosion occurred on the bridge of Buloburde city, as a result of which one person was killed and two others were injured. Parts of the bridge were also destroyed.

No groups or individuals have yet claimed responsibility for the attacks.

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