World Bulletin / News Desk
The car bomb had exploded near the UNDP headquarters in the country.
Mogadishu police chief Bishar Abshir Gedi also confirmed the incident and the injury toll.
Mohamud Ilmi, an eyewitness, said the bomb had been planted in a pick-up truck that was parked near the UNDP building.
The al-Shabaab militant group claimed responsibility for the attack.
The blast comes a day after twin car bomb blasts targeted a security checkpoint and a hotel in Mogadishu that left 10 people dead.