MOGADISHU, Somalia – At least six people have been shot and killed by armed gunmen near Somali capital Mogadishu.
The dreadful mishap took place near Elash area, just 15km west of Mogadishu, after armed men opened gun fire on civilian bus, killing at least six people.
Two women were among the victims, who were shot dead, according to local residents, who asked to be anonymous.
The killers reportedly fled from the crime scene.
Somali army forces arrived at the area and carried out an operation.
No arrests have been made so far.
It is unclear the motive behind the incident.