Reports from Bal’ad district in Middle Shabelle region say that two powerful explosions took place recently causing casualties including deaths and injuries.
The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a checkpoint on the western side of Balad, killing two people and wounding at least 10 others.
Reports say that the first blast killed two boys near the checkpoint, but many soldiers and civilians who went to the scene were hit by another bomb planted in the area.
There is no word from the Balad district administration regarding the blast but reports say that efforts are underway to help the injured. arrived.