At least one person was killed, and three others wounded in an explosion in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday.

A witness has confirmed to Radio Shabelle that the blast occurred around Digfer hospital in Hodon district after a remote-controlled landmine struck an army convoy carrying Somali soldiers.

The explosion left a soldier dead, while three others wounded who were taken to hospital for treatment, according to the eyewitness, who asked not to be named.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, which was the latest in series of roadside bombings in the capital over the past few weeks.