5 April 2017

Somalia: Large Explosion Hits Somali Capital Mogadishu

Photo: aljazeera
Blast in Mogadishu

A loud explosion said to be a car bomb was heard in Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday noon, a day after a new security minister takes the oath of office.

According to the Somalia's Information Minister Abdirahman Omar Osman Yarisow, the blast occurred at a cafeteria outside the ministry of youth and Sports in Mogadishu.

A car with explosives detonated a Cafeteria outside the ministry of Youth & Sports in #Mogadishu - there are casualties

-- Abdirahman O. Osman (@engyarisow) April 5, 2017

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the car bomb attack in Mogadishu, but Police blamed Al shabaab for the bombing.

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