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Somalia Blasts 1st UPD

Somali officials say twin bombings at a Mogadishu restaurant have killed at least 15 people.

Police say nearly two dozen others were wounded when a car bomb detonated and a suicide bomber targeted The Village restaurant.

There has been no immediate claim of responsibility.

Suspected militants attacked the same restaurant in September of last year killing 14. A separate attack in November at another restaurant by the same owner near the beach left a guard dead.

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