MOGADISHU – Somali MP Abdirizak Mohamed has condemned deadly suicide explosion at local government office in Somali capital Mogadishu, leaving six people dead.
Two children were among the victims after suicide bomber blew himself up near Howlwadag district headquarters in the capital.
Hon. Mohamed condemned in the strongest terms Sunday’s attack claimed by Al Shabaab, calling it as ‘heinous and cowardly terrorist bombing’.
“My condolences to the victims of today’s barbaric Alshabab attack against innocent civilians including children”, he said.
He added: “This should not deter us from defeating Al Shabab altogether- our end goal is peaceful Somalia free from extremism”.
Nearly 14 other people, mostly civilians and school children were injured in the bomb attack
Hon. Mohamed expressed his deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to Somalia.
He wished a speedy and full recovery to those who were injured in the suicide attack in Somali capital.
Mr. Abdirizak Mohamed has underlined the need to hold perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism accountable and bring them to justice
Sunday’s attack was claimed by Al Shabaab.
The group has been waging insurgency for more than ten years, in a bid to tople the weak-western backed government of Somalia.