Several people have been killed in a gun and explosve conflict in a Somali collateral Mogadishu, reports say.
Eyewitnesses told a BBC they saw a cloud of fume rising during a stage and many wounded. Reuters news organisation pronounced during slightest 3 people had died.
The conflict began with a shooting, followed by a eruption of a automobile explosve when military arrived, a military executive told a AFP news agency.
It was not immediately transparent who was behind a blast.
“There was a drive-by sharpened attack… afterwards a automobile installed with explosives was detonated after military reinforcements arrived,” military executive Ahmed Abdiweli told AFP.
“Most of a casualties are civilians,” he added.
Witnesses pronounced a gunmen non-stop glow on a Somali supervision official’s car, sparking a gun conflict with his confidence escort.
“The gunmen roving in a automobile pounded a executive and there was sell of gunfire… afterwards there was a outrageous blast,” pronounced Abdi Mudey, who was nearby a scene, told AFP.
Witnesses described saying partial of a supermarket and several cars broken by a blast.
Husayn Ali Wehliye, a informal governor, was among a bleeding though transient with teenager injuries, internal media reported.
The Islamist belligerent organisation al-Shabab has carried out several attacks on a highway in a past few weeks.
The organisation pronounced it was behind a conflict on a hotel in executive Mogadishu final month in that 15 people died.
Al-Shabab ruled most of Somalia until 2011, when it was driven out of Mogadishu by African and Somali troops.