July 8, 2020 / 8:32 AM / a month ago

Two policemen killed in roadside blast in Mogadishu - witnesses

Somali Police officers tow their car from the scene of a roadside explosion in Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia July 8, 2020 REUTERS/Feisal Omar

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Two policemen were killed and two civilians were injured in a roadside blast in Mogadishu on Wednesday, witnesses said.

Police cordoned off the area but a vehicle damaged by an explosion could be seen, witnesses said.

Police did not immediately respond to requests for comment on the blast in the Hodan district.

Reporting by Abdi Sheikh; Writing by Ayenat Mersie; Editing by Alison Williams

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