Somali's president's plane 'catches fire'
08 July 2013, 14:14
Mogadishu - A plane carrying the Somali president has been forced to make an emergency landing in Mogadishu after one of its engines reportedly caught fire.
In a statement to The Standard, the spokesman for President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud confirmed the incident saying that the president was not hurt, as fire was put out immediately although it was still unclear why the engine stopped working.
Mohamud was chosen as president last year in a UN-backed move to end decades of conflict.
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