Terrorist Attack in Somalia:
“The death toll from a truck bombing in Mogadishu is now over 300, the director of an ambulance service has said, as Somalia reeled from the deadliest attack in a decade.
The toll has steadily risen since Saturday, when the blasts - for which no organisation has claimed responsibility - struck at two busy junctions in the heart of the city.
"We have confirmed 300 people died in the blast. The death toll will still be higher because some people are still missing," Abdikadir Abdirahman, the director of the city's ambulance service, told Reuters.” - Independent/ Samuel Osborne
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