Mogadishu: At least 5 people were killed and 6 others wounded after suicide attack occurred inside the presidential palace in the Somali capital Mogadishu today, reports said.
A man dressed with T.F.G military dress performed a huge suicide attack mid today in a restaurant close to parliament speaker’s house, Sharif Hassan Sh. Adam, inside at the presidential palace in Mogadishu killing at least 5 and wounding 6 others, spokesman of Somali military, Kalmoy told reporters at the scene.
No one knows the exact number of death and injuries as T.F.G soldiers closed the area and opened fires into different sides around the site.
Islamist militias of Al-Shabab claimed the responsibility of the suicide attack saying that it killed over 16 people Somali government officials and soldiers and wounded 30 others.
This suicide attack comes as Somali transitional federal government backed and the African union peacekeeping forces in Mogadishu had talks aimed at improving the security.
The suicide attack also coincides at at time that Kenyan foreign minister, Moses Watangula has arrived in the Somalia capital and had meetings with officials of Somali government and the African union peacekeeping forces in Mogadishu.
The attack is not new and strange, but the question why it is occurring inside Vila-Somalia?