Ankara, June 16: The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Sunday condemned the deadly terror attack in the Somali capital of Mogadishu and expressed condolences over the incident.
On Saturday, two explosions occurred near the parliamentary building and a busy intersection on the road to the international airport in Mogadishu, leaving at least nine people killed and 25 more injured.
"We received the news with deep sorrow that the terrorist attack perpetrated in Mogadishu, resulted in loss of many lives and left several others wounded. We strongly condemn this heinous attack, wish Allah’s mercy upon those who lost their lives, a speedy recovery to the wounded and extend our condolences to the brotherly people and Government of Somalia," the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Al-Shabaab terror organisation, which has sworn allegiance to the al-Qaeda terror group, claimed responsibility for the attack.