Mogadishu Aden Adde International airport under attack

The Aden Adde airport in Somalia's capital Mogadishu is under attack. Smoke is still rising outside the main gates of the airport after a car explosion on Wednesday morning.

Mogadishu Aden Adde International airport under attack

The Aden Adde airport in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu is under attack. Smoke is still rising outside the main gates of the airport after a car explosion on Wednesday morning.

At least one person has been killed in the blast. Several others have been injured, including a Somali-Canadian national.

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The explosion took place outside the Jubba Airways office near the airport. The target appears to have bypassed a UN guard vehicle. The suspected car bomb exploded close to the heavily-fortified gates of Mogadishu airport, the entrance to the “green zone.”

A witness told eTN: “I can see black smoke coming from the scene and fire fighters and ambulances.”

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