One killed, three injured in IED attack targeting prisons boss in Mogadishu

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MOGADISHU (RBB NEWS) – One person has been killed and three others injured in Mogadishu following a land mine that targeted a convoy of prisons chief.

Sources said a convoy escorting prisons commander General Mahad Abidrahman Adan hit an explosive improved device (IED) along KM4 area within the Mogadishu Central Business District (CBD).

The attack comes a day after police spokesman Sadak Adan Dodishe survived a similar attack.

His car hit an IED in central Mogadishu Tuesday night but he escaped unhurt.

The militant group Al-Shabaab through its affiliate media claimed responsibility for today’s attack.