NISA official killed in car bomb explosion

Senior Somali security official was on Wednesday killed inside his car.

Member of Somali Nation Security and Intelligence Agency (NISA) lost his life and two other people were wounded after explosion inside their car near petro station in Mogadishu Juba junction in Abdulaziz district.

Security officials said explosive device fitted on the car caused the explosion that resulted the death and injuries of two people.

This targeted killing comes days after senior Somali military official was also killed in a suicide attack near Defense headquarters in Mogadishu.

Armed group Alshabaab claimed the responsibility for the attack.