Suicide car bomber kills at least 12 in Mogadishu

Wednesday 1440/9/17 - 2019/05/22
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Mogadishu, May 22, 2019, SPA -- At least 12 people were killed when a suicide car
bomber detonated explosives at a security checkpoint in Somalia's
capital Mogadishu, police said Wednesday.
"It was a huge blast at a security checkpoint in Boondhere district. So far we have the deaths of 12 people, among them six security [service] members and a senior female military official," police officer Ahmed Bashane told dpa.
There were also civilians among the dead, according to Bashane. He said two members of parliament were injured.
--SPA
13:27 LOCAL TIME 10:27 GMT
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