Eight people are killed in a car bomb attack which targeted a checkpoint near the Somali parliament in Mogadishu while the second blast on a key road leading to the airport did not cause any casualties, officials say.
The Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabab militant group claimed responsibility for the bombing in Mogadishu's Waberi district.
Gunmen battled security forces in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Friday morning, hours after insurgents launched a car bomb attack in a busy street that left at least 29 dead, police said.
Afghan officials say militants targeted Green Village, in the east of the city where some foreign workers are based, adding at least 10 children were among the wounded.
Police officials say over 100 people were also wounded when suicide attackers set off car bombs at Sahafi Hotel near a police headquarter in capital Mogadishu. Militant group Al Shabab claims responsibility for the attack.
At least six people were killed after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle outside the compound of a district headquarters in Somalia's capital.
The bombing in Qaim district, 340 km west of the capital Baghdad, also wounded 16 people – 11 civilians and five security personnel. Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack.
Gunmen killed 15 in a hostage-taking situation in Jalalabad while a roadside bomb in the western province of Farah hit a passenger bus and killed at least 11 people.
The al Shabaab-claimed attack killed nine people and wounded ten others. Three attackers were also killed by security forces.
Twenty more were also wounded in the explosion in the centre of the city which remains busy during the Islamic month of Ramadan. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.
Eight civilians were killed in air and land raids on Saturday, a war monitor says, after evacuations from eastern Ghouta stalled this week. Meanwhile, eight civilians were killed and 20 others wounded in a car bomb attack in northern Al Bab city.
Most of the casualties were passersby and traders working near the Weheliye hotel on the busy Makka Almukarramah road.
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