Posts Tagged ‘Somalia’

Somalia’s capital blast killed 189 people, injured over 200

  • 15 October 2017 - 14:18
Somalia’s capital blast killed 189 people, injured over 200

The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed outside the Safari Hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu has risen to 189 with more than 200 injured. It is the single deadliest attack ever in the Horn of Africa nation. Police said a truck bomb exploded outside the Safari Hotel at...

Somalia drought claims 110 lives due to starvation

  • 5 March 2017 - 12:14
Somalia drought claims 110 lives due to starvation

BBC - Somalia's Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Haire, says 110 people have died from hunger in a single region in the past 48 hours amid a severe drought. The figure for the south-western Bay region is the first official death toll announced during the crisis. The full impact of the drought on the...

Car bomb kills 16 in Somalia’s Mogadishu

  • 19 February 2017 - 17:42
Car bomb kills 16 in Somalia’s Mogadishu

At least 16 people have been killed and more than 40 injured in a car bomb blast in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, BBC said. 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...