MOGADISHU, Somalia, May 1 (UPI) -- At least 30 people are reported dead in two bomb blasts that witnesses said "went off within minutes of each other" Saturday at a mosque in Mogadishu, Somalia.
More than 70 others were injured in the attack in Bakara, Mogadishu's biggest market, the BBC reported,
There were reports the primary target of the attack was Fuad Mohamed Khalaf, a high ranking member of the al-Shabab militia, an al-Qaida-linked organization that is credited with establishing some stability in the region it controls, the BBC said.
Shabelle radio said there were reports from the scene of the blast that Khalaf was injured in the attack, which occurred following midday prayer at the Abdala Shideye mosque.
"Most of those killed and wounded were worshippers," a local businessman told the BBC.
"The blasts went off within minutes of each other," another witness, Ismail Dahir, said. "I saw dead bodies lying on the floor (and) I could not count."
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, the BBC said.