People were injured in the explosion near the police station and shopping center in the Hamarweyne district of Mogadishu. According to preliminary determinations, the explosion occurred during the neutralization of a person preparing for a suicide attack.
After the explosion, ambulances were sent to the region.
No one claimed the attack
While no official statement has been made from the government regarding the attack, no one claimed responsibility.
The terrorist organization Al-Shabab frequently organizes attacks targeting security forces and civilian settlements in Somalia.