Somalia: UN Condemns Blast in Somali Capital

The UN mission in Somalia has strongly condemned the vicious Al-Shabaab attack on 5 March in Mogadishu.

UNSOM extended condolences and solidarity to the families of those who lost their lives and wishes a speedy recovery to the injured.

The explosion outside Lul Yemeni restaurant killed at least 10 people, according to Somali police spokesman Sadik Dodishe.

Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack, which comes amid political tension in Somalia over the much-delayed election.

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