At Least Eight People Killed in Somalia Landmine Explosion


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(Al Mayadeen) At least eight people, including six children, were killed on Sunday in Somalia after their modified auto-rickshaw detonated as a result of a planted landmine, Anadolu Agency reported, citing local officials.

According to the agency, the incident took place in Hirshabelle state, between the villages of Jicibow and Bulaburde.

Ibrahim Abdi Ali, a security officer in Jowhar, the state's administrative capital, told Anadolu that the dead were two families driving together to their farms in the same auto-rickshaw.

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Published: Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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