Suicide attack is targeted Somali militray base at Xarada Cuuryaamiinta (Former disability center) near the back of Mogadishu Stadium and Bar Ayaan . Resident say they heard a load explosion followed by shooting.
At least eight soldiers have died and fourteen others wounded after a Suicide attack targeted a military base in Mogadishu on Saturday morning. The death toll could be higher eye witness told Somalitopnews.com
It was not yet clear what caused the blast but witnesses told local media a car loaded with explosives attacked the compound near a stadium.
Islamist militant group Al-Shabab often carries out bombings targeting security forces and government officials.
Earlier this week two security guards were killed after stopping a suicide bomber from entering a restaurant in the capital.