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Car bomb blast in Somalia's capital kills at least 5

3 weeks 14 hours 22 minutes ago Sunday, July 30 2017 Jul 30, 2017 July 30, 2017 11:26 AM July 30, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press
Image: The Washington Post
MOGADISHU, Somalia - A police officer says a car bomb blast near a police station in Somalia's capital has killed at least five people and wounded at least 13 others.
  
Capt. Mohamed Hussein says the explosion near Waberi police station along the busy Maka Almukarramah road may have been a suicide bomber.
  
Most of the victims are civilians.
  
The exact target of the blast remains unclear.
  
The Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab often carries out deadly bombings in Mogadishu.

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