Car bomb targeting police station in Mogadishu kills four

A car bomb targeting a police station in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu went off, killing at least four people on Thursday, police said.

“A suicide car bomb exploded at the gate of Waberi district police station. So far we know four people died,” Major Mohamed Hussein, a police officer, told Reuters.

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.