Car bombing incident: Somalia

Key details:

25/08/2016 from Turkey

  • At least nine people were killed and two others injured late Thursday in a car-bomb attack at a beach restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu
  • The attack took place at Banadir restaurant on Lido beach, a highly frequented area
  • Five civilians, two members of the security forces and two attackers died in the incident. Two other civilians were hurt.
  • Last January a similar attack by al-Shabaab militants on a restaurant at Lido beach left dozens dead.