A Massive explosion has been heard at a security checkpoint near Somali’s Mogadishu International airport. According to AP, a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at a security checkpoint near Mogadishu’s international airport, killing at least three people.
The car exploded while being searched by security personnel at the airport, it was meters away from the African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia main base, the United Nations offices and the Peace Hotel, which is often frequented by foreigners and officials.
A second blast and heavy gunfire was heard at the checkpoint after the attack, but there has been no details. Al shabaab terrorist group is expected to be behind the attack since it known for carrying out such attacks.