Nine killed in car bombing in Somalia

Nine killed in car bombing in Somalia

At least nine people were killed and several others injured in simultaneous car bomb attacks in a central Somali town, according to reports.

“The blasts occurred near a restaurant not far from a district administration building in Mahas,” according to witnesses.

“I saw the dead bodies of nine civilians including women and children, this was a horrible attack,” said one witness.

“The terrorists attacked Mahas town using vehicles loaded with explosives,” local security official Abdullahi Adan told AFP.

“They have targeted a civilian area and we have confirmed that nine people, all of them civilians, died in the two explosions,” he added.

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