Car bomb kills 6 near Somali presidential palace| MENAFN.COM

Wednesday, 29 June 2022 10:18 GMT

Car bomb kills 6 near Somali presidential palace

(MENAFN- The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) A car bomb exploded outside a hotel located near Somalia’s presidential palace on Monday evening killing at least six people and injuring ten others Interior Ministry sources have said.

According to a local security official the driver of a bomb-laden car – who was himself apparently killed in the blast – targeted the SYL hotel near the presidential palace in Mogadishu.

Speaking on condition of anonymity the source told Anadolu Agency that “numerous” people had been killed in the explosion which he added hadalso led to “considerable” material damage.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the bombing although the Al-Shabaab militant group is known for having carried out a number of similar attacks in the past.

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