Car Bomb Attack in Mogadishu this Morning

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MOGADISHU, Somalia, December 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) can confirm that a car bomb detonated at approximately 09.40 am in the vicinity of a UN convoy travelling near Mogadishu International Airport. Thankfully no injuries to UN staff have been reported and all UN personnel have now been accounted for. Sadly, we have had reports of casualties amongst bystanders and security personnel. We are co-operating with the authorities as they investigate this morning's attack.