Explosion rocks Somali capital - witnesses

Wed Mar 21, 2012 6:18am GMT

MOGADISHU, March 21 (Reuters) - A loud blast was heard in the centre of the Somali capital on Wednesday and gunfire rang out from the same area immediately afterwards, Reuters witnesses said.

The explosion came from the direction of a major road intersection known as 'Kilometre 4' in Mogadishu's administrative district. (Reporting by Abdi Sheikh; Editing by Richard Lough)

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