Explosion ripped a hole in plane in Somalia, one dead
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.
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.
Al-Shabaab has been behind some of the worst violence in recent years in and around Somalia.