A car has exploded at about 4pm Thursday afternoon as it was making its way out toward poplar restaurant near the lido beach in the somali capital. Police says the car driver was intending to make major attack in one of the nearby Restaurants.
Police opened fire on the car as when the bomber refused their orders to stop at a checkpoint near Turkish embassy.
It is too early to know if there are any casualty on the explosions but the driver has been confirmed dead.
Police are checking the vehicle for additional explosive devices. The area remains closed at this time and motorists are advised to seek an alternate route,
Police opened fire on the car Thursday evening when the bomber refused their orders to stop at a checkpoint near the beachside embassy.
This is the second time in last two weeks that the terrorist has been intercepted by the police who seems to be becoming off them.
Somali Security forces has successfully foiled few planned suicide car bomb attack last month. NISA officers seized the vehicle filled with explosive devices ,arrested the driver two weeks ago. The terrorist admitted that he was going to carry out suicide attack on one of the Hotels in Mogadishu,”