Mogadishu — One government soldier has been killed and two other government soldiers and a civilian woman have been injured in a roadside bomb that targeted them on Makka al-Mukarama road in Mogadishu, witnesses said on Monday.
Residents said the soldiers were inspecting mines on Makka al-Mukarama road that connects K4 area and the presidential palace when the roadside bomb went off.
Reports say that more government soldiers arrived at the scene after the explosion and opened fire to several directions that caused to halt the movement of the people and traffic on that road for a while.
No group has claimed the reasonability for the attack
Sources said that the situation of area where blast occurred is calm rightnow and people restarted the use of Makka al-Mukarama road once again opening all the business centers near the area.
The explosion comes as the national defense minister of the government said on Sunday that they will not tolerate those who are still fighting against the Somali government and carrying out explosions in the Somali capital Mogadishu.