Death toll rises to 30 after car bomb explodes outside Mogadishu main port

Death toll rises to 30 after car bomb explodes outside Mogadishu main port. [Photo: Archive]
Death toll rises to 30 after car bomb exploded outside Mogadishu main port. [Photo: Twitter]
Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) The death toll in a car bomb attack on Mogadishu main port has risen to 30, most of the dead were port workers, according to the medical sources.

The explosion occurred after a car laden with explosives was detonated outside gate of the Mogadishu main port on Sunday morning.

Witnesses also heard gunfire after the explosion.

Al-Shabab armed group has claimed the responsibility for the attack through a statement on its radio station, Radio Andalus.

On Saturday, at least two Somali soldiers have been killed and several others wounded in a car bomb attack on a checkpoint in the outskirts of Mogadishu.

Al-Shabab militants have killed hundreds of people in the past and they still launch deadly attacks against the Somali government officials and civilians.

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