At least two people were reported to have been wounded in a car bomb explosion in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Tuesday noon.

The blast occurred near Dabka junction, along the busy Makka Al-Mukarama road in the capital after a bomb concealed under the seat of a car belonging to Somali lawmaker.

The MP, Dahir Amin Jesow has not been traveling in the vehicle at the time of the explosion. He was a nearby shopping mall.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.