Muslim on Muslim Violence in Somalia
(Mogadishu, Somalia) From yesterday,
Somali militants attacked a restaurant near Mogadishu’s seat of government for the second time in less than a year on Saturday, detonating two large blasts that killed at least 15 people and wounded nearly two dozen, police said.Members of the al-Qaeda-linked group al-Shabab are believed to be the attackers.
Officials said the attack included a car bomb blast and a suicide bomber who entered The Village eatery. The second blast was caused by a suicide bomber posing as a first responder after the car bomb exploded, the African Union military force in Somalia said in a statement.