Beledweyne — At least one person has been confirmed dead after a hand grenade was thrown at a restaurant where civilians gathered to spend the evening in Beledweyne town which is the headquarter town of Hiran region.
Colonel Isaaq Ali Abdulle who is the police commissioner of police in Hiran region said that police was quickly deployed at the scene where the attacks occurred.
He also confirmed to Shabelle radio that there were several injury casualties during the blast.
The police conducted security operations after the attack to hunt down for the culprits behind the attacks.
According to colonel Isaaq, No one has come out to claim the responsibility of the attacks but shabab militants are the main suspects who undermine security in the region.
Security in Hiran has been deteriorating for the past few months as government officials try the best to cap insecurity in the region.