Mogadishu: A police official says a suicide
car bombing near Somalia`s Foreign Ministry has killed at
least four people, including the bomber.
Police official Ali Hassan today confirmed the attack
outside the ministry. He said six people were wounded and
taken to the hospital.
Eyewitness Tohow Abdi said he saw body parts torn off by
The blast came the same day that Kenya`s ministers of
defense and foreign affairs are in Mogadishu to meet with
government leaders after Kenya yesterday launched military
operations in southern Somalia against al-Shabab militants.
The blast occurred several miles (kilometers) from where
those meetings are believed to be taking place.