Tuesday, July 3

Seven people injured in roadside bomb

About Seven people were wounded by bomblast on a roadside in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Monday, the police report.



The bomb had been placed at Mogadishu’s Benadir junction.

According to report, There was no responsibility of who place the bomb there for now. Islamist group al Shabaab carries out frequent bombings in their bid to topple the western-backed government.

The police said that The bomb injured seven people. There were no vehicles passing there by that time, none motorcycle.

The injured were rush to hospital, said Abdikadir Abdirahman, director of Amin Ambulances emergency service that transported them.

According to report from AITONLINE Somalia has been engulfed by violence and lawlessness since the toppling of dictator Mohamed Siad Barre in early 1990s. Al Shabaab wants to install its own government based on its strict interpretation of Islamic law.

The group’s campaign of violence typically targets the military and African Union-mandated peace keeping force AMISOM although the militants are also accused of targeting civilians, something they deny.

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

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