Car bomb blast in Somali capital kills 1

Car bomb blast in Somali capital kills 1
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  • calendar-gray 10 August 2017

A car bomb exploded in the Somali capital Mogadishu, killing one person and injuring three others on Thursday evening, police said, APA reports quoting AA.


Abdukadir Adan, a police officer in Waberi District told Anadolu Agency that the blast was caused by an improvised explosive device (IED) in a car parked near a police station in Mogadishu.


Local media said two security officers were among those injured in the blast.


The al-Qaeda affiliate al-Shabaab group claimed responsibility for the attack.


Last Friday, at least three people were killed and eight others wounded in a car bomb blast near Hotel Ambassador in Mogadishu.

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