Somalia: Mogadishu Mayor Injured in Suicide Blast in Somali Capital

Abdirahman Omar Osman, the Mayor of Mogadishu and Governor of Benadir Regional Administration, speaks at the inauguration of a perimeter wall for the future office of Somalia's National Independent Electoral Commission in Mogadishu on 26 March 2018.

The mayor of Mogadishu, Eng Abdirahman Omar Osman Yarisow was wounded after a suicide bomber has walked into his office and detonated explosives on Wednesday.

Several Mogadishu administration officials were reported to have been killed, and the Mayor has been evacuated to a hospital where he is currently being operated.

The explosion happened at Mogadishu municipality headquarters on Wednesday afternoon hours after UN envoy held a meeting with the mayor and district commissioners.

No has claimed responsibility for the attack so far, but, Al-Shabaab carried out suck attacks in the capital for the past few years.

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