Mogadishu hosts second night explosions, police describe handmade bombs
Mareeg.com-The capital of Somalia, Mogadishu hosted second night bomb blasts heard over the city which suddenly instilled fear among the people of city who have not heard such blasts for more than two years.
The blasts started in early part of the evening as people were maintaining their ordinary life in the streets. Up-to 15 mortar shelling tageted at different neighborhoods including Warta Nabada of the Presidential Palace, Hamarweyne, Waberi, Hamarjajab and Hawlwadag.
The heath staff in different hospitals reported no single injuries caused by the night explosions.
Small gun shots were even heard following the evening bombings in some places. Police and national intelligence members started heavy search operation in parts of the town.
The police spokesman Gen Madaale described the blasts as handmade bombs aimed at creating fear in the city.
More than 50 suspects were arrested during the police operation, the spokesman said.
The police commissioner also vowed to use strict measures to ensure the security of the city as he blamed the blasts for spoilers and anti peace elements. dalsanradio.com