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African Union peacekeepers take position outside the main U.N. compound, following an attack on it in Mogadishu, Somalia June 19.

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At least 16 dead in attack on U.N. compound

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Seven al-Qaida-linked gunmen detonated a pick-up truck rigged with explosives at the gate of the U.N. compound in Somalia’s capital Wednesday, launching a bombs-and-gunfire assault that saw militants pour into the complex, killing at least nine people, including three foreigners, officials said.

June 19, 2013 1:16 p.m. read more..


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