A Reuters witness also saw the bodies lying on the scene, ruined cars and damage to the police station.
Waberi police station is near Maka al Mukaram road which is the busiest street in Mogadishu.
Car bomb killed at least 10 in Mogadishu on Tuesday
At least 10 people were killed in a car bomb attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday targeting a government building. The bombing was then claimed by Daesh-linked terrrorists, according to a government official.
“More than 10 persons died, 20 others were wounded. The explosion destroyed the building of Wadajir District headquarters. More than 10 cars were destroyed in the explosion,” Abdilfatah Omar Halane, spokesman for the Mogadishu mayor, said.