Failed bomb attempts kill 11 militants in Somalia

(CNN) — Two failed bomb attempts by the Somali Islamist group Al-Shabaab killed 11 militants around Mogadishu, Somalia’s transitional government said Saturday.

In the first incident, militants were working on a car bomb in a house near Shirkole, north of the capital, when the device detonated, killing 10, the government said in a news release Saturday.

Another Al-Shabaab member was killed while planting a roadside bomb on Mogadishu’s Ansaloti bridge, according to the release. Authorities arrested two other individuals suspected of guarding the militant who died.”

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