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Somali Insurgents Fire On U.S. Congressman

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Somali insurgents fired mortars near a plane that was carrying U.S. congressman Rep. Donald Payne, D-N.J. , as he flew out of the Somalu capital of Mogadisu, according to Reuters. "One mortar landed at the airport when Payne's plane was due to fly and five others after he left and no one was hurt," Abukar Hassan, a police officer at Mogadishu airport, told Reuters.-QS