2 Somalia sport officials among 10 killed in suicide blast
MOGADISHU, Somalia – An official says two of Somalia's top sports officials were killed in a suicide blast at Somalia's newly reopened national theater that left at least 10 dead.
Soccer federation secretary Shafici Mohyadin said the president of Somalia's Olympic committee and the president of its soccer federation were killed Wednesday at a ceremony at the theater.
Ali Muse, the head of Mogadishu's ambulance service, said at least 10 people were killed and dozens wounded.
Policeman Abdimalik Hassan said government officials and other dignitaries attended the ceremony. Muse said the wounded included the country's national planning minister.
Wednesday's ceremony was held to mark the first anniversary of the start of a national TV station.