Bomb attack at children’s Quran competition in Somalia

Somalia – There has been a  bomb attack targeting a children’s Quran competition in the Waaberi district of Banaadir, south Somalia.

The attack took place as the children were being rewarded for their recitation of the Qur’an. 
It is reported that one person was killed and that a significant amount of damage was caused.

Local radio stations spoke to the officials of Waaberi regarding the attack and the officials  have said that they are currently carrying out an investigation into the attack.

Residents from neighboring villages said that they heard the sound of the explosion and were really concerned for the people of Waaberi, as they knew that  they were having an event for children.