Elasha Biyaha DC survives assassination attempt
The administrator of Elasha Biyaha area, near Mogadishu has survived an assassination attempt after assailants hurled a grenade on her car on Tuesday.
Ayan Hassan Hajji, Elasha Biyaha area chief has escaped unharmed from the bomb blast that tore through a car she was traveling outside the capital.
A security guard was confirmed wounded in the attack, according to a witness.
In the aftermath of the attack, Somali security forces have swiftly cordoned off the scene near the bomb site, and launched an operation for the suspects.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, but authorities blamed Al shabaab militants for the attempt on the life of Elasha Biyaha area.