MOGADISHU, Somalia Jun 17 2012 (Garowe Online) – A car bomb
attack in Mogadishu’s
second major market left three people injured, Radio Garowe reports.
A car packed with explosives was left near a busy
intersection in the district of Yaqshid
Ba’ad market Sunday afternoon, and was
detonated as Somali forces drove by.
No casualties were reported in the car bomb but 3 civilians
were injured in the blast.
Yaqshid district representative Muhayadin Hassan Jurrus visited
the scene of the car bomb and released a statement saying that alleged driver of
the vehicle is custody.
“The attack happened when a car full of explosives was
parked in the market and was targeting Somali forces driving by at the time. Luckily
there were only 3 civilian injuries and authorities have the alleged driver of
the vehicle in custody,” said Mr. Jurrus.
On Saturday, an Al Shabaab agent carried out a suicide car
bomb attack in the newly captured Afgoye corridor which killed 3 including the
suicide bomber and injured another 3.
The spokesman for the Al Shabaab Sheikh Abu Mus’ab said that
the attack was a great success for the organization who vowed to continue
attacks on government forces.