Somali soldier killed in explosion in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia — At least one soldier has been killed and two others injured in bomb explosion in Somali capital, Mogadishu.

The explosion went off on Tuesday, when a grenade bomb which the soldiers were holding exploded in the city’s Daynile district in the capital of Mogadishu, a witness said.

The victims were rushed into hospital.

Prior to explosion, two people were left wounded after car laden with explosives detonated near popular restaurant in Mogadishu.

Somali capital has been hit by huge suicide bomb explosions and assassinations, with some of those attacks claimed by al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab group