Car bomb blast in Somalia's Mogadishu kills one

Car bomb blast in Somalia's Mogadishu kills one

By: || Updated: 11 Aug 2017 06:05 AM

Mogadhisu [Somalia] , August 11 (ANI): A car bomb explosion in Somali's capital Mogadishu killed one person and injured three others on Thursday evening.

"The blast was caused by an improvised explosive device (IED) in a car parked near a police station in Mogadishu,"Anadolu Agency quoted Abdukadir Adan, a police officer in Waberi District, as saying.

Local media said that 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.

Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen known as al-Shabaab, is a jihadist fundamentalist group based in East Africa.Al-Shabaab has been staging several attacks in the country to establish Sharia law in the country.(ANI)

This story has not been edited. It has been published as provided by ANI

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