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Suspected militants arrested after blast in checkpoint in Mogadishu

Storyline:National News, Security

GOOBJOOG NEWS|MOGADISHU: Two suspected Al-Shabaab militants were arrested Saturday morning after a vehicle they were travelling went burst at a police checkpoint in Mogadishu.

The two were arrested by security forces shortly after the blast. According to sources near the scene, the vehicle exploded as police inspected vehicles at War Laliska junction in Daynille district. Sources said the vehicle tried to by-pass the police check forcing the security forces to intercept it.

It was not immediately clear if there were any casualties.