The outgoing security minister for Somalia has claimed that Al-Shabaab terrorist group is importing bomb making materials through Mogadishu Port.
Abdirizak Omar while handing over the portfolio to the new minister Ducale Islow, revealed that Al-Shabaab is using Mogadishu Port to import the bomb materials among other weaponry.
Omar however, did not volunteer much information regarding the secret importation of explosives through the country’s main port.
His revelation came same day that a car bombing tore into a restaurant near the Interior Security ministry headquarters killing at least ten innocent Somalis.
Same day, Wednesday 5/4/2017 three mortar shelling were fired in the vicinity of the Qatar Embassy in Mogadishu but it is not clear what the target was.
Mogadishu International Port operation was taken over by Turkey’s Albayrak Group in 2015.