POLICE and witnesses on Saturday said at least eight people were injured after a landmine placed along the road went off near Ex-control junction in the Somali capital of Mogadishu .
A police officer who did not want to be identified told Xinhua that the blast took place near a busy junction of Afgoye, causing casualties to those who were around the area.
I can confirm that eight people have been injured so far, we will give full details later, the officer said.
Witnesses said that the blast occurred while a military vehicle was passing by.
We heard a huge blast at Ex-control Afgoye, but I can not tell you how many people were killed or injured, said Liban Ahmed, a witness.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the latest attack but al-Shabab, an al-Qaida allied terrorist group, usually stages such attacks across the country. (NAN)
June 5, 2021 @ 18:35 GMT