Somalia: Huge Explosion Heard in Mogadishu

A map showing the locations of the two attacks.

A heavy explosion reported in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Monday morning amidst tight security in the seaside city.

A witness, speaking to Radio Shabelle said the explosion occurred in the area around Mogadishu shopping Mall, near the offices of the city's municipality.

There was no immediate confirmation of the casualties as the area is sealed off by the police and ambulances are on the scene to transport the victims to the hospitals

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