Somali Bombing - Rescuers Continue Search as Toll Reaches 300

The government says 429 injured people have been taken to local hospitals, and that the death toll is likely to rise. More than 30 badly wounded patients were flown to Turkey on Monday for treatment.

  • Somalia:   End Slaughter in Somalia

    Nation, 16 October 2017

    The massive suicide truck bomb that killed nearly 200 people in Mogadishu is a grim reminder of the challenge of restoring peace and stability in Somalia. Read more »

  • Somalia:   Government Thanks Turkish President

    Shabelle, 16 October 2017

    President Mohamed Abdulahi Mohamed Farmaajo Thankfull Turkish Government For their Endless Helping of Somali People, Particular Those Injured In Muqdisho blast. Read more »

  • Egypt:   Egypt Denounces Mogadishu Terror Bombing

    Egypt Online, 16 October 2017

    Egypt condemned on Sunday 15/10/2017 the deadly truck bombing that took place on Saturday in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, leaving 85 people dead and dozens injured. Read more »

  • Africa:   AU Calls On World for Help in Somalia

    Shabelle, 16 October 2017

    The death toll from a truck-bomb blast in Somalia's capital climbed to 276 people, as the African Union urged greater international backing for the government's fight against… Read more »

  • Tanzania:   Party Condemns Killing of Hundreds in Somalia

    Citizen, 16 October 2017

    ACT-Wazalendo has said is saddened by the killing of more than 250 people in Mogadishu on Saturday October 14 and condemns the perpetrators. Read more »

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