Bomb kills four footballers in southern Somalia
Written by MillenniumEditor2 on July 31, 2021
At least four football players have been killed after a bomb hit their team bus in Somalia’s southern port city of Kismayo, state-owned TV reports.
It added that 10 others were injured in the attack.
The report says the bus carrying the players was completely destroyed.
The team was heading to a stadium in Kismayo to play a match.
Radio Mogadishu said government officials were expected at the stadium where a local league competition was scheduled to launch today.
No group has yet claimed responsibility for the bombing, but the government blamed it on al-Shabab.