MOGADISHU — Somali armed group Al Shabab has claimed the responsibility for suicide attack on a restaurant around the presidential palace frequented by security officials and soldiers in the capital, Mogadishu.
A suicide bomber detonated explosives inside a small crowded restaurant in Somalia’s capital Wednesday, killing himself anc 3 others, according to police.
The police say the attacker walked into the restaurant and took a seat among diners before setting off the explosives tied around his waist.
The group says it killed 9 people and wounded 24 others in the attack.
There was no immediate comment Federal Government of Somalia on the incident so far.