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Casualties feared after explosions rock near presidential palace in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- Several people are feared dead in multiple explosions near the presidential palace in Mogadishu on Monday, government officials and witnesses said.

District Commissioner of Wardhigley District Yassin Nor Isse confirmed the incident which he said took place at "15 May School" in Wardhigley district, near the presidential palace.

"I can confirm there were mortar shells which were fired near the presidential palace in Mogadishu. Initial reports say it caused civilian casualties, but I cannot confirm that for now," Yassin told Xinhua.

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