Puntland security forces thwarts car bomb in Mudug region

Four men in the car were also arrested by the security forces. [Photo: Puntlandi]
Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Puntland security forces in Mudug region have thwarted a car bomb attack in Beyra district of Mudug on Friday, Official said.

A Puntland security officer who requested anonymity told Puntland Mirror that the forces have caught a car loaded with powerful explosion items and other types of weapons.

The officer has declined to mention the owners of the car and where it is headed.

Nearly four men in the car were also arrested by the security forces, according to the officer.

In the past few years, Puntland has witnessed numerous car bomb attacks which killed dozens of civilians and officials, claimed by Al-Shabab extremists.

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