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Mortar attack as Somalian national stadium reopens

Mortar attack as Somalian national stadium reopens

Friday 3rd July 2020

Somalia's national stadium suffered a mortar attack after it hosted its first football match in 16 years.

Stadium Mogadishu in the country's capital was officially reopened as Horseed SC beat Mogadishu City 2-1. The stadium has largely been used as a military base since 2004, but was hit with 3 mortar blasts during the post match interviews, which were caught live on camera:


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