Somali president calls for united front against Al-Shabaab
Flames and heavy smoke went into the sky soon after the explosion was heard around Mogadishu international airport, but there is no exact number of the casualties that caused the suicide car that occurred at front gate of the airport, a journalist said.
Government police and the African Union peacekeeping forces guide the security of the airport highly where they are more checkpoints and ugly stones which are seen at the front door of the airport.
No one claimed the responsibility of this attack yet and this the first attack that had taken place this month September, although 24th August of the last month there were deadly suicide attack that happened at Hotel Muna which killed 33 people including parliamentarans and wounded 30 others,and that attack was claimed by Al-shabab
It is too early to know the casualties of this suicide car bomb attack and after there were also exchange of fire, reports said.
On 1st October, US military killed a founder of Al-Shabaab named Abdullahi Nadir in a drone strike near Jilib within the Middle Jubba region, the main stronghold of the group in southern Somalia.