Car Bomb Wounds Security Officer in Mogadishu

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Thursday August 10, 2017 - 21:31:39 in Latest News by SomaliUpdate Staff Reporter
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    Car Bomb Wounds Security Officer in Mogadishu

    MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — An explosives-loaded car went off at Maka al-Mukarama road in Mogadishu wounding at least one security officer late on Thursday, security officials said.

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Car bomb attack at Dayah Hotel in mid last year. | File photo.
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — An explosives-loaded car went off at Maka al-Mukarama road in Mogadishu wounding at least one security officer late on Thursday, security officials said.
The car was parked near the popular Al-Kowther Shopping complex minutes before it went off.
"The car was parked on the road side near Al-Kowther Shopping Centre. We were told that a man was driving who run away before it exploded." said a spokesman of the Interior Ministry Ahmed Sayid Arab.
Security forces were informed by the public and they struggled to diffuse, it went off injuring an officer, a police officer told Somali Update.
The situation of the injured officer is yet unclear.
No group has claimed the responsibility of the attack despite local media reported the explosives-laden vehicle was a suicide bomber.
Al-Shabab has carried similar attacks in the past.

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