Four people dead, 7 injured in Mogadishu suicide explosion
Four people have been killed and 7 others injured in suicide car bomb explosion in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.
The explosion went off on Sunday evening near a busy restuarant at Maka Al Mukarama road in Somali capital, a policeman, Mohamed Mohamud said.
Mohamud says the blast took place after a car laden with explosives parked near the restuarant.
Faisa Hasaan, a witness says she saw ambulances carried the victims of Sunday’s bomb explosion in Mogadishu.
The target of the attack remains unclear.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the explosion, but such attacks are often carried out by Al Shabaab.
The Al-Shabab has been waging an insurgency in Somalia for more than 10 years.
A 22,000-strong African Union force is in the country to help the government fight the al-Qaeda-linked militants.
The group has been driven out of many urban areas since 2011, however it still controls territory in rural areas and carries out gun attacks and bombings on military and civilian targets.