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Somaliland strongly condemns Death toll in ‘barbaric’ bombing in Mogadishu that rises to 300

Somaliland Information Minister Osman Abdilahi Sahardid

 

Hargeisa- The Somaliland’s Minister of Information Osman Abdilahi Sahardid AKA(Adaani) Sends condolences message to People and Government of Somalia for the Death toll in ‘barbaric’ bombing in Somalia rises to 300 .

“On behalf of the people and the Government of the Republic of Somaliland, I send condolences to the people and officials of Somalia on the barbaric attack in Mogadishu which claimed the lives of hundreds of people,” the Minister said in a statement.

The Two powerful truck bombs in the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Saturday killed at least 300 people and injured about 300 more, in what authorities call the deadliest attack in the country’s history.

Somali government forces secure the scene of an explosion in KM4 street in the Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia October 15, 2017. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

Funerals have begun for the killed who have been found. But the death toll from the attacks is expected to rise, as rescue workers continue attempts to pull victims from the rubble.

The government has blamed the al-Qaida-affiliated al-Shabab group for the attacks, but the extremist group has not yet commented.

BY:Mohamed Duale Tweeted @MohamadDuale

SOURCE:HORNDIPLOMAT & AGENCES

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