Car bomb blast kills 5,wounds 7 in Mogadishu

At least 5 people have been killed and 7 others wounded after a car bomb explosion went off at a popular restuarent near Mogadishu’s local government HQ in Hamarweyne district,officials and witnesses said.

The targeted restuarent is close to the municipal government headquarters and Maleka hotel, residents told Radio Dalsan.

Al Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack,claiming they targeted Somali government officials.