BREAKING: Huge Car Bomb and Gunfire Heard in Maka Al-Mukrama Road in Mogadishu

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Monday May 08, 2017 - 17:45:22 in Latest News by Local News Desk
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    BREAKING: Huge Car Bomb and Gunfire Heard in Maka Al-Mukrama Road in Mogadishu

    MOGADISHU (SomaliUpdate Online) — Huge car bomb followed by gunfire is heard at Mogadishu's busy Makala Al-Mukarama Road, journalists at nearby said.

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MOGADISHU (SomaliUpdate Online) — Huge car bomb followed by gunfire is heard at Mogadishu's busy Makala Al-Mukarama Road, journalists at nearby said.
Somaliupdate reporter at a nearby hotel on the Maka Al-Mukarama road reported that a car loaded with explosives exploded in the road near the Somali Immigration and Naturalization Department offices. The area is also known to be a business neighborhood as hotels and popular cafes are located on the same road where civilians and government workers usually frequent on afternoons for coffee.
Fierce Gun fire was heard after the blast.
A resident who witnessed the explosion said he saw huge smoke from the explosion site.
It is not yet clear what the target of the attack was.
The militant group Al-Shabab frequently carries car bombings on government buildings and hotels as armed militants then storm the target buildings.
The Monday's attack comes following the replacement of top security official in the capital.
More to follow soon.

- SOMALIUPDATE ONLINE-


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