Twin explosions rock the city of Marka
Two large explosions rock the main police headquarter in the city of Marka in Lower Shabelle province.
Residents in the city of Marka said they heard the two large explosions near the main city center in which the police station is located.
Eye witnesses at the scene said they saw smoke coming out from inside the police station where soldiers use to drink tea every afternoon.
“We heard two huge explosions, then smoke rose to the sky” one witness told Harar24 News over the phone. “Afterwards we heard a lot of shooting inside the police station“added the witness
Residents in the city said they believe the Al-Shabaab movement is behind this explosion.
Marka’s main police station comes under almost daily attacks from Al-Shabaab forces.