Somalia Restaurant Attack: Three Killed and Two Injured, Police Say

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) –A suicide bomb explosion at a restaurant near the seaport of Mogadishu killed at least 3 people and wounded 2 others, police spokesman told media on Monday.

The restaurant known as Lul Yemeni has been frequently attended by government officials and security officers.

Among the killed were two security guards at the restaurant, according to police spokesman who was briefing media shortly after the attack.

Witnesses said the suicide bomber managed to enter inside the restaurant before blowing himself up. The restaurant’s interior was destroyed by the blast.

Al-Shabaab armed group claimed credit for the attack, saying 9 officers were killed with more than a dozen others wounded.

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