Reuters: Explosion in Somali Capital Mogadishu Kills Five and Wounds 23 , 23 more were injured. This became known from a report by Reuters, which refers to medical workers.
It is reported that there may be more victims, but their exact number is unknown.
The bomb went off at the crossroads in the city center. The blast wave collapsed the walls of a nearby school and hospital, as well as mutilated cars standing nearby.
Reuters reports from the scene that among the victims may be teachers, schoolchildren and medical workers. The agency found out that the security forces blamed the incident on the radical Islamist group Al-Shabab. These are terrorists who have been fighting the Somali government for a long time to establish strict religious laws in the country.
Earlier it became known that immediately after the explosion, shooting began. The Somali authorities reported that the true target of the attack was the convoy of the African Union Peacekeeping Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).