MOSCOW, 5 March – RIA Novosti. At least 20 people were killed and 40 injured in a car bomb explosion in the Somali capital Mogadishu, according to Garowe Online.
BREAKING: A car bombing in Mogadishu targeting a busy Lul Yemeni restaurant killed at least 20 people and hurt 40 on Friday night, #Somali security officials said. pic.twitter.com/J8Eo2eNqOa
– Steve Ogutu (@SteveOguttu) March 5, 2021
According to the newspaper, the explosion occurred next to a popular restaurant on Friday evening.
So far, none of the groups operating in the country have claimed responsibility for the explosion.
Update: Massive explosion thought to be a car bomb has taken place outside Lul Yamani restaurant near # Mogadishu's Central Prison, which is popularly attended by officials. A nearby building collapsed due to the bombing; over 20 dead, many more wounded. #Somalia pic.twitter.com/fZh6bTbBEr
– Somaliguardian (@SomaliGuardian) March 5, 2021