Car bomb kills at least 9 civilian in Mogadishu

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A heavy loss was caused by an explosion that took place today in the area of ​​Hawo Abdi in the south of Mogadishu, where a rebel car exploded with a mine.

At least nine civilians were said to have died in the blast, and a number of others were injured.

Most of the dead bodies and injuries caused by the explosion were brought to Mogadishu, especially Madina hospital, and the people who went to Garowe Online told that the dead included babies.

The car that was hit by the explosion came from the Afgoye district in the Lower Shabelle region, it was on its way to Mogadishu, and apart from the civilians on board, it was also carrying vegetables.

The mine that hit the car was buried in the middle of the road, this road was recently built, but there is a gap in the middle part between the two lanes of the road.

The people who were traveling in the car were mostly children and poor women. The government has not yet spoken about this issue, and the group that carried it out, which is believed to be Al-Shabaab, has remained silent. The injuries were confirmed to 10 people, and most of them were hospitalized in Madina and ZamZam hospitals. mostly children.

The Hiran Region War Front

The Somali government has recently deployed troops in Beledweyne, the capital of the Hiran region, to be part of the fight against the Al-Shabaab group. The Al-Shabaab group suffered heavy losses in several battles in the Hiran region and was driven out of many areas.

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Prime Minister Hamze Abdi Barre have promised to rid the country of Al-Shabaab within two years.

The Al-Shabaab group has been living in Somalia for more than 15 years, and because of their war, troops from the African Union were brought to the country.

Al-Shabaab’s atrocities

The Al-Shabaab group shot men it accused of being spies in a square in the Sakoow district in the Jubba region.

There were civilians in the square where the shooting took place, and the group of 6 men they shot accused them of being eyes of the American intelligence known as the CIA, according to the group.

No one can independently verify the group’s claim that the people it shot were spies. Al-Shabaab accused people, tried them, and killed them, without having an independent judiciary to defend themselves.