Bomb blast in Marka wounds 2 soldiers to news reports from the Lower Shabelle region, government troops were targeted in an IED explosion that blasted today in Marka town.

The bomb was thrown by armed assailants at several soldiers that were buying khat from a market in Marka, in which 2 soldiers from the district administration were injured.

Witnesses reported that the assailants left the scene immediately. They described that reinforcements arrived shortly after and conducted search crackdowns in the district.