MOGADISHU (REUTERS) - A car bomb went off on a busy street in the Somali capital on Sunday (July 30), sending huge cloud of smoke into the sky, a police officer said.
The bomb exploded as the car was driving in the busy Maka al Mukaram road, the police officer told Reuters.
"It is a busy area. We do not yet know the figure of casualties," the police officer, Major Hussein Nur, told Reuters.
A Reuters reporter at the scene of the blast counted four bodies lying on the ground. Photographs taken by Reuters showed three destroyed cars on the road, with two still burning.
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It was not clear who was responsible for the blast.