ISIL group claims explosion in Somali capital

MOGADISHU – The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant also known as ISIS has claimed to have killed at least four government soldiers in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.

The group says the explosion happened on Friday in the city’s Daynile district, leaving 4 soldiers dead and another one injured.

“We have killed at least 4 soldiers and injured another one in an improvised explosive device in Somali capital Mogadishu”, the group said through its Amaq website.

There was no comment from government officials over the claims made by ISIL group in Somalia.

Abdi Aziz Hassan Ibrahim is , a somali veteran journalist based in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. Twitter @mareegonline Email: