Suicide bomber kills four in Somali capital, 2nd in week

The attack is the second carried out by a suicide bomber in Mogadishu. Last Sunday, government spokesman Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu was wounded in a similar blast.

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Suicide bomber kills four in Somali capital, 2nd in week

MOGADISHU, Somalia - A suicide bomber has killed at least four people and injured 10 others in Mogadishu on Tuesday afternoon, the second of its kind within a week, police say.

Capt. Mohamed Hussein, a police officer told Keydmedia English by phone that a bomber with explosives strapped around his chest suddenly entered the restaurant and blew himself up.

The bomber has targeted military cadets at the teashop near Turkish training camp around the former candy factor in the capital's Wadajir district. The wounded were taken to hospital.

The Al-Qaeda-linked group Al-Shabaab immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, saying at least 20 Turkish-trained soldiers were killed and more than that number injured.

Today's deadly attack is the 2nd carried out by a suicide bomber in Mogadishu. Last Sunday, a government spokesman Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu was wounded in a similar blast.

Due to U.S. airstrikes' absence, Al-Shabaab intensified terror attacks in Somalia in an attempt to disrupt the parliamentary election in the country, taking advantage of the lax security.

KEYDMEDIA English 

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