Mogadishu — At least two people were reportedly killed and four others including Yemenis were wounded in Mogadishu grenade blast on Saturday, Garowe Online reports.
Witnesses said, unidentified men threw hand grenade at money exchange center in Mogadishu's Bakara market. "I heard thunderous explosion that shook my building during rush hours, when I walked out, I saw several people including Arabs lying on the ground," said a nearby businessman.
Local reports didn't confirm the exact number of Yemenis wounded in the attack.
Nobody claimed the responsibility for the attack but the Somali Federal Government officials condemned Al Shabaab for the grenade explosion.
Security forces that arrived on the scene shortly after the explosion arrested undisclosed number of people in connection with the blast and the attack interrupted the business activities for a few moments.
Today's grenade blast in Mogadishu coincided with when gunmen belonging to Somalia's Al Shabaab group killed at least 20 people at Nairobi shopping mall.