21 Sep 2012

Suicide bombing in Somalia

9:54 pm on 21 September 2012

Two suicide bombers have blown themselves up in a restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing at least 14 people and wounding several others.

A police spokesperson says one bomber detonated his explosives and then a second followed when a crowd gathered.

The dead included the former editor of Somali National TV, Liban Ali Nur, two other journalists and two policemen

The attack - not yet claimed by any group - took place in the city centre, opposite the national theatre and about a kilometre from the presidential palace.