8 People Killed & 10 Injured Following Suicide Bombing in Mogadishu

August 8, 2020

At least eight people have been killed and over 10 others injured in today’s deadly suicide bombing that targeted a military base in the Somali capital Mogadishu, according to medics.

A suicide bomber driving a Toyota Noah vehicle filled with explosives rammed into the military base, located near Stadium Mogadishu in Warta Nabadda District, Mogadishu.

The base hosts soldiers from the Somali National Army’s 27th brigade.

The Al-Shabaab militant group has claimed responsibility through a a statement disseminated via the group’s propaganda websites.