An explosion at a military base in the Somali capital Mogadishu has killed at least eight people and injured 14 others, a military official says.
It was not yet clear what caused the blast but witnesses told local media a car loaded with explosives attacked the compound near a stadium.
Radio Dalsan said the explosion could be heard across the city.
Islamist militant group Al-Shabab often carries out bombings targeting security forces and government officials.
Earlier this week two security guards were killed after stopping a suicide bomber from entering a restaurant in the capital.