Car bomb goes off near parliament in Somali capital: Police

"A car bomb exploded near the area of the parliament house," Col. Abdiqadir Hussein, a police officer, told Reuters.

Reuters| Last Updated: Nov 05, 2016, 23:17 PM IST
Car bomb goes off near parliament in Somali capital: Police

Mogadishu: A car bomb exploded near parliament in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, a security official told Reuters.

It was unclear whether there were any casualties, but the official said it was likely a suicide attack.

"A car bomb exploded near the area of the parliament house," Col. Abdiqadir Hussein, a police officer, told Reuters.

"We suspect it is a suicide car bomb."