4 Killed and 10 Injured after Car Bomb Exploded near Somali Parliament in Mogadishu

Al Shabaab Armed Group had Claimed Responsibility for the Bombing

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At least four people died and ten others were wounded after a car bomb exploded near Somali parliament on Wednesday.

According to reports by local media, the explosion happened at a checkpoint near Somalia’s parliament.

Al-Qaeda-linked group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the deadly arrack.

The police said a vehicle packed with explosives was trying to pass through the checkpoint but was stopped by the authorities, prompting a suicide bomber to detonate it.

The country’s capital Mogadishu has experienced a rise in the attacks carried out by the armed group.

Al-Shabaab has been trying to topple the government for more than a decade.