Garowe (SD) – A suicide bomber blew himself up at convoy of vehicles escorting Nugal regional governor Abdisalam Hassan Hirsi Gujir and the former Nugal regional police commander.
The suicide bomber was said to have ramped his car with the governor and commander’s vehicle in front of Garowe police station.
Reports indicate that Governor Abdisalam Hassan Hirsi and the former Nugal regional police chief, among others were injured in the suicide bomber attack.
Puntland’s Minister of Interior, Mohamed Dhabancad, spoke about the explosion in Garowe tonight, confirming that no one was killed in the attack.
“God help the Governor of Nugal region Gujir and all those who were injured in the suicide bombing in Garowe tonight. The Governor of Nugal, Gujir is injured and is been treated,” the minister said.
There is no word on who the Suicide bomber was and his reasons for the attack, all indications are he died in the attack.