Police officer Abukar Mohamed told Xinhua news agency that a suicide bomber rammed the vehicle into the office of Hodan district, causing casualties. The offices of the district were also destroyed by the explosion, he added.
Militant group Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack.
On September 2, the group launched a similar attack on Howlwadag headquarters, killing at least three people.
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