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

Al Shabaab Armed Group had Claimed Responsibility for the Bombing


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.