BELEDWEYNE [SMN] – An Explosion rocked Beledweyne town of Hiran region on Saturday as the local authorities were working around the clock to ensure security.
The bomber struck shortly afternoon in a police station in the town which lies some 350Kms north of the capital, Mogadishu.
According to reports, the blast killed two people, the mayor of Feer-Feer, Khalif Mumin Garaad, and a woman who owned a restaurant.
Beledweyne Police Station Commander, Col. Mohamed Qorsheel, and the commissioner of Feerfer district administration Mahad Bayle sustained wounds in the IED attack.
Security forces arrived at the scene, conducting a brief operation at the scene.
Beledweyne is scheduled to host the upcoming parliamentary elections, and there have been acts of insecurity in recent days.