Th explosion reportedly occurred in the Busiest Road in Mogadishu city at a night time in Waberi district, Maka al Mukarama Road, some reports claiming it targetted Hilaac Uk Restaurant.
The Vehicle borne exploded between Hotel Maka Al Mukarama and Hilaac Hotel.
Reports indicate that Police officers were chasing the vehicle and after the driver noticed that he can not escape, he exploded his vehicle against the east side of Hotel Maka Al Mukarama Hotel barriers. Gun shots can still be heard.
Further reports indicate that high number of casualties are taken by ambulances away. Being the beginning of the weekend, the place was packed with people. It is not clear if forces regained full control of the side.