Somalia: Roadside Bomb Kills Two in Somali Capital,Mogadishu

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Car bomb wreckage (file photo): The explosions were the deadliest in the city since September 12 when three bombers killed at least 5 people at a hotel where Somalia's new president had been temporarily living.

Mogadishu — At least two people dead and more others got injured in an explosion occurred Sunday in Somalia capital, Mogadishu, the latest n series of attacks inn the capital since Al shabab' withdrawal last august, Witnesses said.

The eyewitnesses told Shabelle Media that a remote-controlled landmine went off on Sunday in a main road that frequented by Somali government army convoy in Mogadishu Huriwa district, killing two people whom Somali official said they dead as they were trying to plant the landmine in the area.

Omar Abdulle Jafan, the district representative of Huriwa said that Somali security forces sealed off the bomb blast site, arresting many people, including gunmen dressed in government military uniform, in connection with the explosion and insecurity acts.

No group has yet said it carried out the attack.

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