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Explosion ripped a hole in plane in Somalia, one dead

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Nairobi, Feb 3: At least one person died after a reported explosion took place in a plane. The incident took place in a Daallo Airlines plane soon after it took off from Mogadishu International Airport on Tuesday.

The plane with 74 passengers and 7 crew members on board was flying to Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, was forced to make emergency landing after the explosion.

Explosion rocks plane in Somalia

An explosion rocked a commercial plane after it set off above East Africa on Tuesday, injuring two people before the pilot landed safely, a passenger said.

Pictures from the ground showed a hole in one side of the airliner, just above its wing and slightly smaller than one of its doors.

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Al-Shabaab has been behind some of the worst violence in recent years in and around Somalia.

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