March 23, 2019 / 8:11 AM / a month ago

Big explosion heard in Somali capital Mogadishu - Reuters witness

MOGADISHU, March 23 (Reuters) - A big explosion was heard in the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Saturday, with clouds of smoke seen above the scene of blast, a Reuters witness reported.

It was not clear who was responsible for the blast although Islamist group al Shabaab frequently carries out bombings in the Horn of Africa country. (Reporting by Abdi Sheikh; writing by Elias Biryabarema; Editing by Alexander Smith)

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