20 July 2009

Somalia: Explosion Injures Four in Mogadishu

Mogadishu — At least four people have been injured after a hand grenade explosion targeted to government soldiers in Derkenley district in Mogadishu; witnesses told Shabelle radio on Sunday.

Residents told Shabelle's reporters that armed had group attacked a bomb explosion to the government soldiers at Dabakayu Madow neighborhood in Derkenley district in the Somali capital Mogadishu wounding 4 civilians near where blast occurred on Sunday evening.

It is unclear whether casualties reached to the government soldiers or not, but reports say that the troops opened fire to the people after the bomb attack in Darkenley district in the south of the Somali capital

The movement of business and the traffic in the area where blast occurred in the district was halted for awhile after the explosion but lately restarted as the situation returned calm.

Locals said that all the people who were injured in the explosion were rushed to the hospital and it is not the first time that explosion targeted to the government soldier in Mogadishu.

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