Bomb explosion kills seven in Mogadishu, Somalia

Bomb explosion kills seven in Mogadishu, Somalia

Seven people have been killed in a car bomb explosion in a marketplace in Mogadishu, Somalia.

This tragic incident occurred near Hamar-Weyne Market, a place that has  previously been torn apart by civil wars and terrorist bombings.

Abdifatah Omar Halane, they city’s administration spokesman said that the place was densely populated and in addition to the seven people who were killed, several people were injured.

“The blast was caused by a luxurious car loaded with explosives, which was detonated at a civilian, densely-populated area, and seven people were killed and several others wounded,” Mr. Halane Said.

Somalia has for years been a victim of civil wars and civilian terrorist attacks that include more than 360 Al-Shabab attacks in the previous decade.

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