Somali security forces prevents two car bomb attacks in Mogadishu

Somali security forces prevents two car bomb attacks in Mogadishu. [Photo: Twitter]
Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somali security forces in Mogadishu have prevented two suicide car bombs on Friday, army officer said.

A Somali Security officer, who requested anonymity, told Puntland Mirror that the forces stopped a car bomb seemingly heading to Mogadishu International airport, killing a suicide bomber.

A second car bomb exploded at security checkpoint in Mogadishu when the forces stopped it, killing at least two suspected to be Al-Shabab fighters, according to the officer.

At least three security soldiers were wounded in the blasts, the officer added.

No group has claimed the responsibility, but Al-Shabab militant group often carry out blasts in the capital, Mogadishu.

The Friday’s attacks happened few hours after Mogadishu hosted its first marathon race since 1991.

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