At least four people killed and 10 others wounded in blast at restaurant in Mogadishu, sources tell Al Jazeera .

At least four people were killed and 10 others wounded when a car rammed into a busy restaurant and exploded in the Somali capital Mogadishu, local sources told Al Jazeera.

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The blast on Tuesday targeted the Bonoodo restaurant located near the city’s Central Hotel, which was the scene of a deadly attack  in February.

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At least 25 people were killed in that attack, including two members of parliament.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Tuesday’s attack, but it bore the hallmarks of al-Shabab, which routinely carries out attacks in Mogadishu and elsewhere in Somalia.

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At least seven people were killed Monday when an al-Shabab bomb exploded in a UN van in the northern region of Puntland.


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