Saturday June 5, 2021
At least two people were killed and several others wounded in a bomb
attack in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday, an official said.
Hassan, a city police officer, told Anadolu Agency over the phone that
the bomb exploded at a small but busy market in the Ex-control Afgoye
"We don't know what caused the bomb blast," Hassan
said, "but we suspect that a suicide bomber wearing explosive vests blew
himself up in the market, killing at least two people."He added that security forces have reached the blast site and started an investigation.
media reported that eight people, mostly civilians, were wounded in the
explosion and were rushed to hospitals for treatment.
group has claimed responsibility for the bombing, the
al-Qaeda-affiliated group al-Shabaab has admitted responsibility for
recent attacks in the Horn of Africa country.