Somali police details blast in Mogadishu


MOGADISHU – At least two people were killed and several others wounded when a suicide bomber blew up himself at an intersection in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday.

Abdifatah Aden Hassan, a Somali police spokesman confirmed the 10:30 a.m. incident, saying that a suicide bomber wearing explosive vests wrapped around his waist blew himself up.

“A suicide bomber blew himself up at the El Gaab intersection while it was closed, and the device exploded causing casualties,” Aden said in a statement.

Witnesses said the device exploded as Mogadishu was hosting a parliamentary election.


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