MOSCOW, April 22 – RIA Novosti. At least six people were killed in an explosion near a restaurant in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, Garowe Online reported, citing a source.
Earlier, local media reported that a suicide bomber had set off an explosion near a restaurant on the Lido beach.
Foreign Minister of Somalia said that he was assassinated
According to the source of the portal, among the dead are senior officers of the Somali army.
According to Somali media, the radical group Al-Shabaab took responsibility for the explosion.
The radical Islamist group “Al-Shabab” (“Young Mujahideen Movement”), based in Somalia, has close ties with the international terrorist organization “Al-Qaeda”*. It wages an armed struggle against the central government of Somalia and obstructs the humanitarian activities of the UN. The United States is carrying out regular strikes on Al-Shabaab positions.
* A terrorist group banned in Russia.
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