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Triple bomb blasts in Somalia kill at least 11: Ambulance service

Published on Jan 2, 2014 6:10 AM
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An ambulance arrives at the scene of an explosion outside the Jazira hotel in Mogadishu on Jan 1, 2014. Three bombs that exploded within an hour outside a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu killed at least 11 people and the death toll was expected to rise higher. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

MOGADISHU (REUTERS) - Three bombs that exploded within an hour outside a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, killed at least 11 people and the death toll was expected to rise higher.

"At least 11 people are dead and 17 others are wounded. That is what we have carried," Mr Abdikadir Abdirahman, the director of a private ambulance service told Reuters.