Somali militants 'behind' Kampala World Cup blasts

The Somali Islamist group al-Shabab has said it was behind twin blasts which hit the Ugandan capital Kampala on Sunday, killing 74 people. A spokesman for the group, Sheikh Ali Mohamud Rage, threatened more attacks in a statement in Mogadishu. Police said the bombings targeted football fans watching the World Cup final. A Ugandan official said a Somali's head was found at the scene of one blast, and he may have been a suicide bomber. Ugandan peacekeepers are in Somalia, and al-Shabab has previously ...
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Added July 12, 2010
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