3 dead as car bomb rocks port in Somali capital — police

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A suicide car bombing has hit the port area of Somali capital Mogadishu, leaving at least three people dead and seven more injured, local police said, as cited by Reuters.

“The death toll may rise. There were porters and public vehicles queuing outside the gate when the blast occurred,” Major Abdikadi Ahmed, a police officer, told the news agency.

The blast was followed by gunfire. Witnesses reported on Twitter that they saw at least seven people dead, and ambulances were collecting the injured.

No one has claimed responsibility for the bombing as of now.

RT