Somalia's Shebab claim suicide blast on central town

Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab carried out Saturday's suicide attack on a restaurant in the central town of Beledweyne, one of their commanders said.

"The attack was carried out by one of the mujahedeen. Thanks to Allah, he has killed many of the enemy including Ethiopian soldiers and Djiboutians," Sheikh Mohamed, a Shebab commander in the nearby town of Bulaburde, told AFP.