A reporter Abdulkadir Sheikh Mohyadiin for Kulmiye News Network is confirmed to be wounded in today’s suicide car bombing near the village restaurant in the capital Mogadishu. Another station’s worker was also wounded in the attack.
The bomber was reportedly chasing police vehicle carrying senior Somali police officers, witnesses said.
At least five people were killed in Thursday’s attack and several more others were wounded. Among the killed were two more security members. Civilians among the fatalities.
The government is yet to comment on this attack which was claimed by the armed group al-shabaab.
The blast damaged the village restaurant. Near the area is presidential palace villa-Somalia where troops operate in large numbers searching cars moving around the area.