At least 7 killed in a suicide bombing in Somalia’s capital;
At least 7 killed in a suicide bombing in Somalia’s capital. According to police and health authorities. seven people were killed and more than 11 others injured. When a car detonated outside a police headquarters in Somalia’s capital on Wednesday. The militant group al-Shabab took responsibility. According to Col. Abdiqani Mohamed Qalaf, a police spokesman, the suicide bomber attempted to drive into the headquarters near the ex-control Afgoye road but stopped.
If he hadn’t arrested, he might have killed even more people. Two soldiers and three bystanders were among the dead. Dr. Hashim Suldan of Medina Hospital told The Associated Press that. The hospital had received 13 injured patients, two of whom died upon arrival. Others had severe shrapnel wounds. Al-Shabab often attacks high-profile areas of Mogadishu, and analysts have warned that the al-Qaida-linked group could strike again as a result of Somalia’s current political tensions. Tens of thousands of Mogadishu people have left their homes this week. According to the United Nations, President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed’s prolonged stay in office.
President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed declared get ready the country for elections;
In response to mounting criticism, the president declared in a national address that he would ready the country for elections that had postponed since early February. He also said he would address parliament on Saturday after the lower house approved a two-year extension of his term. Which he signed into law, much to the chagrin of Senate representatives the opposition, and those in the international community.
In his speech, the president promised that the scene clashes between rival soldiers this week would not replicate. Many Mogadishu residents who had expected a return to open warfare in Somalia sighed with relief. The central government and regional states are scheduled to resume discussions about how to deal with the election shortly. As it rebuilds from 30 years of war, Somalia has not had a direct one-person-one-vote election in decades.