8 killed in car bomb explosion in Somalia's Puntland
05 December 2013, 14:13
Bosasso - A car bomb exploded in the northern Somali city of Bosasso on Thursday killing eight people, witnesses said.
Witnesses said the blast targeted a convoy carrying security forces from the semi-autonomous Puntland region, where Bosasso is located.
Police reported that eight people had been confirmed dead in the attack.
Islamist rebel group al Shabaab have carried out a series of similar attacks in Somalia over the past year.