Al-Shabab attack at Mogadishu port kills dozens

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An al-Shabab suicide car bomber has struck the entrance of Mogadishu's largest port and an adjacent police complex, killing at least 29 people and wounding nearly 48 others, according to police sources.

Initial reports had put the toll at 12 dead and 14 injured, but more bodies were discovered in the rubble of the collapsed buildings, according to officials.

Most of the victims were labourers and port workers, General Abdullahi Hassan Barise, a senior police officer, told DPA news agency.

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