Published On: Mon, Jul 11th, 2016

One dead, several injured in bomb blast in Mogadishu

A bomb blast at a Somali army checkpoint in Somalia’s conflict-riddled capital, Mogadishu left at least 1 person dead, and several others wounded on Monday.

Assailants, thought to be Al Shabaab members have attacked army checkpoint at Howlwadag intersection with grenades bombs, according to an Eyewitness.

No group or individual has so far claimed credit for the grenade attack, but the Al Qaed-affiliated Al Shabaab has staging similar attacks in the past few weeks.

Somali security forces have cordoned off the scene of the bomb explosion, and kicked off a comb-out manhunt operations for the attackers, reports said.

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