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Egypt affirms support for Somalia's counter-terrorism efforts following suicide bombing Thursday

Ahram Online , Thursday 14 Dec 2017

Egypt has affirmed its support for Somalia's fight against terrorism after a suicide bombing attack killed at least 18 officers at a police academy in Mogadishu on Thursday, the foreign ministry said in a statement.

Cairo emphasised its "full support for the Somali government to rebuild state institutions and achieve security and stability in the country," the statement said.

A suicide bomber disguised as a policeman blew himself up inside a police training camp, killing at least 18 officers and injuring 15 others.

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