Not less than eight individuals have been killed in a suicide assault in Somalia’s Mogadishu

Not less than eight individuals have been killed and several other others injured in a suicide bombing at a busy restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia on Friday evening, police mentioned.

The assault passed off close to Mogadishu airport in a well-liked restaurant usually visited by authorities and safety authorities.

In line with medical sources, not less than 10 individuals have been injured within the assault and rushed to hospital for therapy.

Ismail Mukhtar Oronjo, a spokesman for the Somali authorities, knowledgeable the Anadolu Company (AA) that it was a suicide assault and that the bomber blew himself up contained in the restaurant.

Safety officers rushed to the scene and cordoned off the world.

Though no group has but claimed duty for the assault, a Somali-based al-Qaeda-linked terrorist group, al-Shabab, has lately claimed assaults in Somalia.

Turkey’s international ministry condemned the assault in an announcement issued on Saturday, extending its condolences to “the fraternal individuals and the Somali authorities”.

“We want Allah’s mercy on those that misplaced their lives, convey our sympathy to the households and kinfolk of the victims and need a speedy restoration to the injured,” the assertion mentioned.


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