Al-Shabab car bomb in Mogadishu kills several

At least four people are killed and three wounded as car packed with explosives detonates outside municipal building.

    Mogadishu Map [Al Jazeera]
    Mogadishu Map [Al Jazeera]

    A car bomb in the Somali capital has killed at least four people and wounded three, according to the interior ministry, in an attack claimed by al-Shabab.

    The ministry said the group left a car packed with explosives behind the Banadir Municipal building. It said all the dead and wounded were civilians and that no government official had been harmed.


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