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Bomb explosion kills 2 people in Mogadishu

Storyline:National News, Security
File photo: An explosion in Mogadishu, Somalia. Photo credit: Online.

A night time explosion incident in a house in Odweyne area, Daynile District in Mogadishu killed 2 people suspected to be allegedly preparing the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) said security officers.

Security officers privy to the issue who reached the scene of crime noted the explosive device went off while being fixed in the house and the 2 dead bodies found in the site were men who are allegedly thought to be wiring up the bomb while a woman was injured who was present in the house when the explosion occurred.

Subsequent security operation conducted in the area netted several suspected people who were taken into custody.

Local administration of Daynile has not yet released an official response on the incident.

On mid December 2017 suicide bomber detonated a suicide vest during a police rehearsals exercise at the General Kahiye Police Academy in Mogadishu killing 13 people most of them police officers and injured 15 others.