Turkey slams Somali capital bombing

MOGADISHU (Caasimada Online) – Turkey has strongly condemned the suicide attack in Somali capital Mogadishu, killing six people.

In a statement by Foreign Ministry said: “We strongly condemn treacherous attack in Mogadishu that aims to undermine the stability of Somalia”.

The explosion went off after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle outside Howlwadag district headquarters in Somalia’s capital, leaving six people dead.

“We wish God’s mercy upon those who lost their lives, a speedy recovery to the wounded and convey our condolences to the government and the people of Somalia,” it added.

Hussein Mohamed, a policeman said six people were killed and 14 others injured in Sunday’s explosion

The attack was immediately claimed by Al Shabaab group.

The Somalia-based al-Shabab often targets the capital with bombings, including a truck bombing in October that left at least 512 people dead.

Caasimada Online
Mogadishu News Desk