Colleagues mourn Somali soccer player

Updated: February 23, 2011, 9:22 AM ET
Associated Press

MOGADISHU, Somalia -- Colleagues of a young Somali soccer player killed in a suicide bombing remembered him as an energetic player who endured many challenges to play the sport he loved in a country torn apart by war.

Abdi Salaan Mohamed Ali, an under-20 international player, was killed Monday when a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden car at a police station in the Somali capital. At least eight people were killed and 35 were wounded. Two of Ali's teammates, Mahmoud Amin Mohamed ...

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