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Car bomb, police station attacked in Somalia's Beledweyne

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A car bomb exploded in the central Somali town of Beledweyne Tuesday, with gunmen then attacking the main police station, officers and witnesses said.

"There has been a big blast, a car bomb," said police officer Mohamed Hussein, speaking from the town, which in recent months has been hit by a series of bombs and shootings claimed by Al-Qaeda linked Shebab insurgents. Witnesses reported that gunmen then attacked the police station.

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