Sunday, February 19, 2017

Suicide Car Bomb Blast Kills 39 In The Somali Capital Of Mogadishu

BBC: Somalia Mogadishu car bomb: At least 34 people killed

At least 34 people have been killed and about 50 injured in a car bomb blast in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.

The car blew up in the city's southern Madina district, officials say.

The blast - which ripped through shops and food stalls - is the first major attack in the capital since the election of President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed earlier this month.

No group has claimed responsibility, although al-Shabab militants are likely to be the prime suspects.

On Saturday a senior al-Shabab commander vowed to target the president's supporters.

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More News On Today's Suicide Car Bomb Blast In The Somalia Capital Of Mogadishu

Suicide bomb in market in Somalia capital kills 39 -- Reuters
Mogadishu: Suicide car bomb kills at least 34 in Somali capital -- ABC News Online
Death toll in Somalia marketplace blast rises to 34 -- FOX News/AP
Suicide Bombing at Market in Somalian Capital Kills Dozens -- NYT
Car Bomb in Somali Capital Kills 30 -- VOA
At least 20 killed in Mogadishu market blast -- Al Jazeera
Deadly Somalia blast hits Mogadishu marketplace -- DW

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