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MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A suicide bomber on Monday rammed a car packed with explosives into the entrance of the local government headquarters in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, police and witnesses said.

"We are investigating for details and casualties," Police Major Mohamed Nur told Reuters.

It is unclear who carried out the attack although Somali militant group al Shabaab has been waging an insurgency against the government and has claimed responsibility for similar attacks in the past.

(Reporting by Abdi Sheikh and Abdirahman Hussein,; Writing by Wendell Roelf, Editing by Angus MacSwan)

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