Officials in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, say a car bomb has hit a district headquarters, like reported by voanews.com.
“The blast was huge,” police officer Ibrahim Mohamed, told the French news agency AFP. “The Initial information we are getting indicates it was a car loaded with explosives that targeted the Hodan district headquarters.”
The officer said a vehicle rammed into a security checkpoint before exploding Monday.
There was no immediate report on the number of casualties.
The explosion was the second such attack on a district headquarters this month in the capital.
There has been no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast.