At least six people were killed and several others injured in the attack in the country's coastal region bordering Somalia.
President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and PM Mohamed Hussein Roble accuse each other of holding up ongoing parliamentary elections, as US calls for a credible conclusion to the polls.
Two Somali state media journalists were wounded, one of them seriously, in the blast that hit their vehicle in the capital Mogadishu.
Civilians gunned down by AMISOM forces were under fire from al-Shabaab terrorists.
At least eight people were killed in the blast, which was claimed by Al Qaeda affiliated Al Shabab terror group.
Somalia's PM Mohamed Hussein Roble and regional state presidents sign agreement to allow elections within 60 days after a deadlock that had held them up for months.
Al Shabab attacker kills six police officers including commander of Waberi police district in capital Mogadishu, officials say.
Al Shabab militants target two army bases southwest of capital Mogadishu, with military confirming at least nine of its people killed but asserting "heavy losses" among attackers.
Infant among three killed in the Mogadishu attack claimed by the Al Shabab militant group, local media report.
The first blast that targeted a military vehicle carrying senior staff, killed three people and wounded several others. Casualties from the second blast that targeted a local district commissioner in Mogadishu were not immediately known,
Security forces were seen surrounding the area, where cars are inspected en route to the airport and where politicians regularly gather at the hotel.
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