GOOBJOOG NEWS|MARKA: At least two people were killed in a blast in Marka, Lower Shabelle region.
The explosion, which is said to have been heard in some parts of town, took place in Awale Garage in Marka’s Wadajir neighbourhood with reports saying that the blast was a remote-controlled landmine.
At least two people are said to have succumbed to injuries sustained during the blast while several others are wounded.
Marka locals reported having heard heavy gunfire from government soldiers stationed at Marka police station near Awale garage after the incident.
No group has yet claimed responsibility for the blast.