Car bomb blast in Somalia's Mogadishu kills one

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Mogadhisu [Somalia] , August 11 (ANI): A car bomb explosion in Somali's capital Mogadishu killed one person and injured three others on Thursday evening. "The blast was caused by an improvised explosive device (IED) in a car parked near a police station in Mogadishu,"Anadolu Agency quoted Abdukadir Adan, a police officer in Waberi District, as saying. Local media said that two security officers were among those injured in the blast. The al-Qaeda affiliate al-Shabaab group claimed responsibility for the attack. Last Friday, at least three people were killed and eight others wounded in a car bomb blast near Hotel Ambassador in Mogadishu. Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen known as al-Shabaab, is a jihadist fundamentalist group based in East Africa.Al-Shabaab has been staging several attacks in the country to establish Sharia law in the country.(ANI)