MOGADISHU, Somalia — Thousands of anguished Somalis gathered to pray Friday at the site of the country's deadliest attack, while the toll rose to 358 and dozens remained missing. Somalia's president will announce a "state of war" against the al-Shabab extremist group blamed for the bombing, the prime minister said.
Dozens of people injured by Saturday’s terrorist bombing in Mogadishu -- which left at least 267 people dead -- have arrived in Khartoum for medical treatment, Khartoum’s local health minister told reporters on Thursday.
Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed vowed Wednesday to step up the war against Al-Shabaab, as he addressed thousands at a rally in Mogadishu for the victims of the city’s worst-ever bombing.
The man who killed more than 300 people with a truck bomb in the centre of Mogadishu on Saturday was a former soldier in Somalia’s army whose home town was raided by local troops and US special forces two months ago in a controversial operation in which 10 civilians were killed, officials in Somalia have said.
President Donald Trump, who's famous for his restless Twitter fingers, hasn't said a thing about Saturday's horrific terrorist attack in Somalia.
World leaders from the United States, Britain, Canada and France on Sunday strongly condemned the weekend suicide bombing in Somalia, the worst attack in the country to date.
Mogadishu (HOL) - The Somali President and Prime Minister have both condemned the twin suicide attacks perpetrated on Friday in Somali's capital that claimed the lives of at least 20 civilians so far and injured much more.