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Bomb blast on UN bus kills six in Somalia, Al-Shabab claims responsibility


Mogadishu, April 20: At least six people were killed on Monday when a bomb went off in Somalia's Garowe town, media reported.

Six United Nations (UN) workers were killed when bomb blast destroyed a bus in Growe town, the administrative capital of the autonomous Puntland region in northeastern Somalia, CNN reported.

Six killed in Somalia bus blast

According to media reports, terrorist group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack.

Abdiaziz Abu Musab, the military operations spokesman for Al Shabaab, said the group was behind the attack.

The head of the UN in Somalia, Nick Kay, condemned the attack and said he was "shocked and appalled by the loss of life".

Read More: Al-Shabab attacks Somalia ministry, nine dead

The al Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group, which is based in Somalia, caused outrage earlier this month by carrying out an attack on Garrisa University College in Garrisa town of Kenyan. The attack left close to 150 people, most of them students dead.

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