At least 20 dead in bomb blast in Somali capital

Abdi Sheikh | Reuters

MOGADISHU – At least 20 people were killed and 30 wounded by a suicide car bomb just outside a restaurant near the port in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu late on Friday, an emergency services official said.


The blast sent plumes of smoke into the sky and triggered gunfire, witnesses and state-owned media reported.


“So far we have carried 20 dead people and 30 injured from the blast scene,” Dr. Abdulkadir Aden, founder of...