News from Jowhar, the capital of Hir-Shabelle region Hir-Shabelle MPs were injured in an explosion in the town last night.
Mohamed Abdi Ali and Abdirahman Idow Kheyre were among the lawmakers who were injured in the blast.
People in Jowhar town They said the blast was a roadside bomb, and lawmakers were walking as they walked out of a ceremony marking the 5th anniversary of Hir-Shabelle. The wounded were taken to Jowhar hospital, but security officials have not yet commented on the incident.
The sources added that they are conducting various operations from last night until this morning They are searching for the perpetrators of the blast.
Explosion in Jowhar town It comes at a time when the city is preparing to hold elections for the lower house of parliament.