MOGADISHU (HOL) – A car bomb blast outside a restaurant in the Somali capital killed at least four people Monday, police said.Somali capital has witnessed a surge in bombings over the few months. The attacks claimed by Al Shabab militants highlight challenges facing efforts by the government in securing the seaside city.
The explosion occurred after a car bomb blew up directly in front of a restaurant in Hamarweyne district.
The blasts also left a further seven people injured, police and medical sources said.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.
Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said that the Islamist group was resurgent few years after the group lost most of its key strongholds including the capital Mogadishu.