Somali Lawmaker survives bomb assault in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu
A Somali lawmaker on Wednesday evening narrowly survived a land mine attack in Mogadishu. The latest in a series of bombings in the country’s seaside capital, journalist reports.
A witness told journalist that the bomb exploded behind a car carrying Abdulkadir Arabow. A member of parliament, along the busy Makka Al-Mukarama Street in the city’s downtown. Killing at least 3 people.
The bomb went off immediately, While the vehicle of the MP was passing by. His Two bodyguards and a rickshaw driver lost their lives in the IED attack at Hajji Baasto junction. Said the witness who did not want to be named.
The group, which has been behind bombings and other attacks in Mogadishu, aims to topple Somalia’s Western-backed federal government.