Somalia: Heavy Blast Heard in Southern Port City of Kismayo

Mogadishu — At least two people have been injured in a heavy blast rocked Somalia's southern port city of Kismayo, 500 Km south of Mogadishu, witnesses said.

Sunday attack which used a roadside bomb has been targeted Ras Kamboni militia officials as they were having a meeting in district administration office in the heart of the city.

Two people--a soldier and a civilian woman at the office were hurt in the blast, and taken to the hospital, according to the local sources.

No group has immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

Last month, Allied forces have fully entered and taken control of Kismayo's all key areas including the airport, the harbour and main police stations.

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