New Delhi: Violence has once again flared up in Somalia (SomaliaMortarBlast). At least 27 people were killed and over 53 injured in a mortar blast here on Friday. Most of those killed are children. The government media has given information about this. The tragedy occurred when a mortar shell exploded near the town of Corioli in Somalia’s Lower Shabelle region.
Coryoli Deputy District Commissioner Abdi Ahmed said that these people were playing with mortar shells. In the meantime it exploded on him, causing the accident. He said that we request the government and aid agencies to remove landmines and shells from the area. At the same time, locals said the unexploded shells the children were playing with had been used by warring groups in Somalia.
Let us tell you that news of violence keeps coming in Somalia. Violence broke out here last month as well. 30 May Somali army kills 8 al-Shabaab terrorists. Apart from this, two other people were arrested.
Earlier in January, a suicide attack took place here, in which more than 35 people were killed. Hundreds of people were injured. Al-Shabaab has a large network in Somalia. He keeps doing such incidents everyday.