A suicide attacker has detonated a car bomb through the gates of the headquarters of Somalia’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in the capital Mogadishu killing at least ten people, including two attackers on Sunday.
Local police say the fighters hurriedly stormed in afterwards.
“A fighter rammed a suicide car bomb into CID then other armed fighters stormed inside. We are now fighting inside the CID building,” Abdiasis Abu Musab, al Shabaab’s military operations spokesman, told Reuters.
Terror inspired group Al shabaab has claimed responsibility.