Gunfire erupts inside the main prison in Somalia’s Mogadishu

A loud burst of gunfire erupted inside the main prison in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Monday, a witness told Reuters.

“I can hear the gunfire from inside the central cell block. I am in a separate room and I do not know what is happening,” Mohammed Nur, an inmate at the prison, told Reuters.

A senior police officer who did not wish to be named confirmed the incident, without giving any details.

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