Car bomb explodes in Mogadishu, not yet clear how many casualties - police

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Posted: Sep 28, 2017 10:25 AM

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded near a bus stop in a district of Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Thursday, causing an unknown number of casualties, police said.

"We do not yet know whether it was a suicide car bomb or a parked car bomb. There are casualties, but it is too early to give (an) exact figure," major Mohamed Abdullahi, a police officer, said. Smoke could be seen rising from above the scene of the blast.

(Reporting by Abdi Sheik; writing by Elias Biryabarema; Editing by Hugh Lawson)