Soldiers hurt IED targeting official in Mogadishu

In the aftermath of the explosion, the Somali security forces reached the scene and evacuated the injured soldiers to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. 

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Soldiers hurt IED targeting official in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia - An improvised explosive device [IED] has hit a vehicle belonging to Col Mohamed Arabow Ali, a senior Somali security official in Mogadishu on Saturday, the latest in series of bomb attacks in the capital amid political turmoil. 

Ali was not traveling in the car at the time of the blast which occurred in the vicinity of Nasib-Bundo junction in the city's Karan district, according to police sources.

At least three security guards were wounded in the attack aimed at assassinating the top security official who involved in numerous operations against Al-Shabaab in Mogadishu.

In the aftermath of the explosion, the Somali security forces reached the scene and evacuated the injured soldiers to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. 

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the Saturday bombing, however,  Al-Shabab usually launches such IED attacks in the country, mainly in Mogadishu.

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