Bomb wounds 4 soldiers in Somali capital amid political tension

Additional security forces have immediately reached the site and cordoned off nearby streets to carry out an investigation, according to eyewitnesses. 

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Bomb wounds 4 soldiers in Somali capital amid political tension

MOGADISHU, Somalia - At least four Somali soldiers have been wounded after their vehicle ran over a remote-controlled landmine the north of the capital, Mogadishu on Wednesday morning.

The injured officers were part of security personnel tasked with maintaining reconnaissance to keep Mogadishu safe and avert Al-Shabaab from carrying out attacks in the seaside city amid political and electoral crises.

Additional security forces have immediately reached the site and cordoned off nearby streets to carry out an investigation, according to eyewitnesses. 

Police did not comment on the blast that took place in Daru-es-Salaam village and no group has yet claimed responsibility for the incident. 

Such IED attacks have been rampant recently in the capital which serves as the seat of government and western and African diplomatic missions.

This week, a bomb attack in Deyniile has killed soldiers and civilians. The explosion has caused t the death of civilians including a mother breast-feeding her newly born child.

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