Top African football club players killed after bomb blast on team bus ▷



  • Terrorists reportedly planted explosives on top Somali JCCI football club team bus
  • At least four players have been established to have died as a result of the tragic incident, while several others were injured
  • The team was on their way to preseason activities in Jubaland when the bomb went off, causing chaos

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No less than four players were killed while several others were injured following a terrorist attack on Somali leading team, JCCI FC.

JCCI FC players were leading pre-season activities when tragedy struck, killing four. Photo: GOAL.
Source: UGC

The tragic incident occurred as the team were on their way to preseason camp activities in Jubaland when the attackers struck.

It was established that the team’s bus was bombed in the southern town of Kismayo, as police suggested explosives had been placed on the bus.

Officer Mohamed Sadiq who witnessed the incident suggested a possible suicide bombing in his comments.

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“The players were on a bus when the explosion happened, probably inside the vehicle,” Sadiq told via Soccer 24.

“Investigations are ongoing but we suspect the device was planted on the bus,” he added.

Somali President Mohamed Abdulahi Mohamed has since sent condolences to the families of the victims and blamed the attack on Al-Shabaab terrorists.

However, the group has yet to publicly take responsibility for the explosion.

Ajax youth dies in accident

Earlier, reported that Ajax have been mourned for the tragic death of promising striker Noah Gesser.

Gesser and his older brother were killed after their car crashed head-on with a taxi in Ijsseslstein, Utrecht.

The teenage forward was due to be promoted to Ajax’s Under-17 squad after impressing while showing up for the Under-16 squad.

The teenage sensation has been described as a very promising prospect and has already sparked the interest of fellow Eredivisie rivals Feyenoord.

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