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UPDATE: Three killed, 20 injured in Afgooye attack

Storyline:National News, Security

Three people were killed and 20 others injured in a suicide car bomb attack in Afgooye.

Among the dead was the deputy commander of the Turkish trained special forces. Turkish news agency Anadolu said four engineers working for a Turkish construction company were injured in the attack.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for a truck bomb late December in Ex-Control area which killed 89 people among them two Turkish nationals. Over 150 people were injured.

A-Shabaab said it was targeting  the Turkish road contractors during the December 28 attack.

There was no official government statement on the attack.