Suicide bomber kills 13 at restaurant in central Somalia

October 19, 2013
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A boy stands inside a destroyed church in the Hamerweyne district of Mogadishu September 26, 2013. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 13 people outside a restaurant popular with Ethiopian and Somali troops in the town of Baladweyne in central Somalia on Saturday, a local politician said.

More than 10 people were also wounded in the blast near a military base, Dahir Amin Jesow told Reuters over the phone from Baladweyne.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.