Somalias extremists bomb restaurant in the capital; 6 dead

A bomb blast by Somalias Islamic extremist rebels hit a popular seaside dining establishment in Somalias capital, Mogadishu, eliminating a minimum of six peopleBy OMAR FARUK Associated PressApril 23, 2022, 12:06 PM – 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleMOGADISHU, Somalia– A bomb blast by Somalias Islamic extremist rebels struck a popular seaside restaurant in Somalias capital, Mogadishu, killing at least six people, ambulance service authorities say.The explosion took place Friday night when numerous patrons collected for an Iftar meal to break the Ramadan fast. The restaurant is often visited by federal government officials.Those killed were mainly civilians and seven other people were injured, the director of Aamin Ambulance Service, Abdulkadir Adan informed The Associated Press by phone. The blast caused “substantial damage,” he said.Somalias al-Shabab Islamic extremist group has actually claimed obligation for the surge.

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