276 Killed, Several Others Injured In Mogadishu Bomb Blast

According to reports, at least 276 people have been confirmed killed in a massive bomb attack that rocked a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, October 14.

Hundreds more were wounded when a lorry packed with explosives detonated near the entrance of a hotel.

It is the deadliest terror attack in Somalia since the Islamist al-Shabab group launched its insurgency in 2007.
President Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” Mohamed blamed the attack on them, calling it a “heinous act”.

No group has yet said it was behind the bombing.

“Brothers, this cruel act was targeted at civilians who were going about their business,” the president said.