Eastern AfricaSomalia/May 15, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/140 views /Somalia Somalia: Four Killed in Mogadishu District HQ Blastshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelBy Harun Maruf Police in Somalia say four people were killed Tuesday when a suicide bomber hit offices in the Warta Nabadda district of Mogadishu. Witnesses told VOA’s Somali service that a Toyota Noah vehicle filled with explosives was driven into the district headquarters during food distribution for Ramadan. Police say at least nine people were injured in the blast, but witnesses put the number of injured at 30. ALSO READ South Sudan to pump more 70,000 oil barrels by next JuneThe targeted building is near the Somali presidential palace, Villa Somalia, also located in Warta Nabadda district. Al-Shabab militants claimed responsibility for the attack. On Monday, the deputy leader of al-Shabab, Mahad Karate, cautioned his militants to avoid shedding Muslim blood. The speech contradicts the group’s usual tactics of targeting civilian areas in Mogadishu, including hotels and restaurants. ALSO READ Matiba to be cremated as he wishedIn a separate incident, two soldiers were killed Tuesday after a roadside explosion hit a military vehicle near Siinka Dheer area just outside Mogadishu. Witnesses told VOA Somali that the soldiers were returning from the funeral of a government soldier who as killed in Mogadishu last night. Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:Somalia share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleTanzania: Sexual Violence Against Children On Rise – LHRCnext articleCyclone Idai: Zimbabwean President hails Nigeria for extending assistanceRelated PostsSomalia/May 24, 2019 /No Comment Somalia: U.S. Military Targets Isis-Somalia in Fifth Airstrike Since AprilSomalia/May 23, 2019 /No Comment Somalia: Death Toll From Mogadishu Car Bombings Rises to 12Kenya: Oil Blocks – Kenya Flexes Muscle in Row With SomaliaKenya: Forget Ransom for Cuban Doctors, Kenyan Government Tells Al-ShabaabSomalia: Al-Shabaab Claims Car Bomb Attack in Somali CapitalSomalia: Roadside Bomb Kills One, Injures Several Outside MogadishuSomalia: Five Dead in Somalia Car Bomb BlastKenya: Leaders Kicked Out of Kenya Diplomatic Spat Arrive in MogadishuKenya Rules Out Ransom Talks to Free Cuban Doctors From ShabaabSomalia: Deputy Prime Minister Leaves Mogadishu for Turkey Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.