At least two people were killed and four others wounded in a car bombing near Somali parliament building in the country’s capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, police said.

Mohamed Bulle, a police official, told Anadolu Agency over the phone that it was a suicide car explosion that targeted a security checkpoint.

“What we know so far is that at least two people were killed as the blast targeted a security checkpoint near Somali parliament building,” Bulle said.

Ambulances and security officials rushed to the scene and four wounded persons were taken to hospitals for treatment, he added.

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