Of­fi­cials: 19 killed in at­tack near bor­der with Ethiopia

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MOGADISHU | Al Qaeda-linked mil­i­tants det­o­nated a car bomb at the en­trance to a po­lice sta­tion Tues­day near the So­ma­lia-Ethiopia bor­der, then opened fire with as­sault ri­fles and rocket-pro­pelled grenades, an at­tack that left at least 19 peo­ple dead.

Af­ter the ex­plo­sion, the Is­lamic ex­trem­ists opened fire at po­lice of­fi­cers and civil­ians in­side the sta­tion. Ten at­tack­ers died, in­clud­ing two sui­cide bombers. Five sol­diers and four civil­ians were killed by the car bomb blast.

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