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AlShabab revealed the identity of suicide bomber in Mogadishu attack

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Somali hardline al-Shabab Islamist rebel group revealed the suicide bomber of Friday explosion that occurred near the headquarter of National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) in Mogadishu.

The group released an audio featuring a militant identified as Abdullahi Sheikh Adan Sheikh Gure  from Gedo region and affiliated to Marehan Sub-clan was behind the one of the two vehicles that were detonated in the Friday’s suicide bombings which killed more than 40 people and injured 30.

The group said five of its fighters, including the two drivers, had been “martyred” and 35 soldiers were killed in the attacks.

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Friday’s bombings are the latest in a series of attacks attributed to al-Shabab, which once controlled Mogadishu before being forced out by African Union troops in 2011.

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