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Somalia suicide bomb kills seven

A suicide bomber has killed a civilian and six government guards in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, where Islamists and pro-government forces are fighting.

The bomber drove a pick-up truck to the gate of a military base, and detonated an explosive in front of the guards.

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