Mogadishu reports from Mogadishu confirm that a suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of General Dhagabadan military training camp in Mogadishu.
A suicide bomber has reportedly infiltrated a group of youths registered to join the Somali army.
The death toll from the blast has risen to 21, while 26 others, some in critical condition, are being treated at hospitals in Mogadishu.
Meanwhile, Commander of the Armed Forces General Odowa Yusuf Rage said that the dead were all young men who wanted to join the Somali army
A statement from the Turkish embassy in Mogadishu condemned the blast and offered condolences to the families of those killed and injured in the blast, which was claimed by al-Shabab.