NAIROBI, Kenya | At least 16 dead in pair of bombings in Somalia’s Baidoa

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NAIROBI, Kenya  — A suicide bomber detonated in a restaurant in the Somali town of Baidoa and another blast struck a hotel nearby, leaving at least 16 people dead and more than 30 wounded, authorities said Saturday.

Most of the casualties were caused by the bomber who walked into the restaurant with explosives strapped around his waist, Col. Ahmed Muse told The Associated Press.

Many of the wounded at Baidoa’s main hospital had horrific injuries, nurse Mohamed Isaq told the AP.

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