Deadly explosion hits cafe shop outside Kismayo town

by Farah C/laahi | Saturday, Feb 4, 2017 | 38 views

KISMAYO (Garsoor Online) – Two people have been killed and five others were also wounded in roadside bomb explosion hit busy restaurant in Gobweyn area, 13Km from the coastal town of Kismayo.

The café is popular with government soldiers and officials, who always come together inside the tea shop, said police officer, asked to be anonymous, because he was unauthorized to speak.

Two soldiers said to be dead in the blast, he said, adding all wounds were civilians and being rushed to hospital.

Heavily armed of soldiers have arrived at the scene of the blast, and launched manhunt.

No arrests have been made, according to police, who spoke to Garsoor Online via phone from the site of the explosion.

The explosion was claimed by no group but Al Shabaab carried out several dreadful attacks in towns in south of Somalia.

By Abdirizak Mohamud Tuuryare

Email: Tuuryare10@gmil.com

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