Somalia : seven injured following a roadside explosion in Mogadishu

The Horn of Africa, officially known as, Somalia © DR

At least seven people wereinjured by a roadside bomb in Somalia’s capital city Mogadishu on Monday.

“The bomb … injured seven pedestrians. There were no vehicles passing there by that time,” police officer major Abdullahi Hussein said.

For now, there was no immediate claim of responsibility.The bomb had been placed at Mogadishu’s Benadir junction.

The injured were taken to hospital, said AbdikadirAbdirahman, director of Amin Ambulances emergency service that transported them.

On Sunday, four civilians died in Mogadishu in mortar attacks that were claimed by al Shabaab.

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