Somalia: Al Shabaab claims car bomb in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia –A car bomb explosion ripped through Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday after Somalia and African Union stakeholders discussed on the war on al Shabaab.

The explosion went off when a parked car laden with explosives detonated in Hamarweyne district of Mogadishu.

Somali police says no one was killed on Sunday’s explosion.

Zakio Hussein, police spokeswoman said the police forces had arrested the driver of the exploded car and two other men in connection with the explosion.

The suspects were taken into police station for further interrogations.

The al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab has claimed the responsibility for the bomb attack.

The group says it had targeted a pick-up vehicle carrying government officials.

Last week, the group killed at least four people and wounded 10 others after a suicide bomb attack on district headquarters in Mogadishu.

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