- Title: Car bomb in Somali capital Mogadishu kills six, 20 wounded - police officer
- Date: 30th July 2017
- Summary: MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (JULY 30, 2017) (REUTERS) VARIOUS OF PEOPLE IN THE STREET / BURNT CARS AT ROADSIDE DEBRIS FROM BOMB BLAST BURNT OUT CAR SMOULDERING REMAINS OF BURNT CAR VARIOUS OF MAN HOSING BURNT CAR PEOPLE IN THE STREET / MAN SWEEPING AWAY DEBRIS BURNT AND DAMAGED VEHICLES LEGS WALKING OVER CURB OF FOOTPATH / BURNT CARS IN BACKGROUND PEOPLE IN STREET / MAN HOSING DOWN HOTSPOTS ARMED SECURITY IN THE STREET VARIOUS OF AMBULANCE REVERSING LIGHTS FLASHING ON TOP OF AMBULANCE
- Embargoed: 13th August 2017 11:24
- Keywords: car bomb blast Somalia attack ambulances at scene burnt car in street Mogadishu attack
- Location: MOGADISHU, SOMALIA
- City: MOGADISHU, SOMALIA
- Country: Somalia
- Topics: Bombing (non-military),Conflicts/War/Peace
- Reuters ID: LVA0016RWR5FR
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: A car bomb explosion in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday (July 30) killed six people and wounded 20 others and the death toll was likely to rise, a police officer said.
The bomb went off on the busy Maka al Mukaram road, police said, while a Reuters witness said the blast was followed by big clouds of smoke visible in sky.
Earlier, a Reuters' reporter at the scene of the blast had counted four bodies lying on the ground. The smouldering wrecks of cars could be seen lying on the roadside.
It was not clear who was responsible for the blast.
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