Suicide car bomb kills 20 in Somalia
Published: 10:17 AM, 6 March 2021
A car bomb has exploded near a restaurant in Mogadishu. Somalia on Friday evening; Photo: Collected
A car bomb has exploded near a restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing at least 20 people. Another 30 people were injured.
According to Reuters, Dr. Abdulkadir Aden, founder of AAMIN Ambulance services, confirmed the incident that took place in front of the restaurant named Luul Yemeni near the Mogadishu port on Friday evening local time.
“So far we have taken 20 dead bodies and 30 injured people to the hospital,” he told Reuters.
Ahmed Abdullahi, a local resident, said a speeding car had exploded at the Lulu Yemeni restaurant. “I was going to the restaurant then but ran back when the blast shook and covered the area with smoke,” he added.