Four people injured in explosion in Barawe
BARAWE – Four civilian people have injured in bomb attack at popular restaurant in Barawe town, about 180km south of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.
The explosion went off when unknown assailants hurled grenade bombs into Baghdad coffee-shop in the town, leaving 4 civilians wounded, a witness said.
He says the explosion was aimed at targeting government soldiers, who were sipping tea,, adding that none of them was harmed.
“I was at shop when the explosion happened, but after coming out of there, I saw four men, who were bleeding and screaming to be helped”, he said.
He says the victims had been taken into hospital for medical treatment.
The attackers reportedly fled from the scene.
Somali security forces reached at site of the bomb attack, launching an investigation over the bomb blast, according to policeman, Harun Mohamed.
Mohamed tells Mareeg Online that no arrests had been made so far.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Friday night explosion in Barawe town, about 180 km (110 miles) south of Mogadishu.
Reporting by Abdirisak Mohamud Tuuryare from Mogadishu, Somalia