MOGADISHU, April 9 A car bomb that exploded
outside a military base in the Somali capital on Sunday has
killed at least 15 people, a military official said.
The death toll could rise as a minibus carrying passengers
was destroyed in the blast.
"At least 15 people mostly civilians died in the blast,"
Major Hussein Nur, a military official, told Reuters. "We do not
know the exact figure of casualties. All the people on board the
ruined minibus perished. Soldiers and other private security
guards also died," he said.
(Reporting by Abdi Sheikh; Writing by George Obulutsa. Editing
by Jane Merriman)