Police: 3 killed, 7 hurt in car bombing outside Mogadishu mall

December 19, 2015 2:34 PM

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Police: 3 killed, 7 hurt in car bombing outside Mogadishu mall

Mogadishu, Somalia (CNN)At least three people were killed and seven wounded Saturday when a car packed with explosives exploded outside a shopping mall in Somalia's capital, a senior police official said.

Police Col. Ahmed Hassan said the attack apparently was aimed at Hussein Wehliye Irfo, the governor of central Somalia's Galgaduud region. The explosions happened a few meters from his convoy on Makka Al Mukarama Street in Mogadishu.

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