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Ten killed, 13 injured in landmine blast in in Afgooye

A landmine explosion Sunday killed at least 10 people and injured 13 others after it hit a passenger vehicle in the outskirts of Mogadishu.

A landmine explosion Sunday killed at least 10 people and injured 13 others after it hit a passenger vehicle in the outskirts of Mogadishu.

Witnesses told journalists the blast which occurred between Hawa-Abdi and Lafoole near Afgooye town claimed at least 10 people.

Afgooye is located some 30 kilometres southwest of the capital Mogadishu.

Pictures from the scene shows the public service vehicle heavily damaged. The vehicle ran into a landmine suspected to have been planted on the road.

The minibus is reported to have been heading to Mogadishu. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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