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At least 17 dead after double car blasts in Somalia

By Reuters
29 October 2017   |   6:30 am
There was devastation in Mogadishu on Saturday as two car bombs exploded in the Somalian capital, just two weeks after twin bombs killed more than 300 people.


14 Jul 2017
Iraqi police seize dozens of Islamic State vehicles that were painted in colors similar to those of Iraqi forces in order to confuse surveillance drones.
15 Oct 2017
A huge car bomb exploded on a busy street in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu on Saturday, killing at least 20 and destroying several buildings.
15 Oct 2017
The death toll from twin bombing attacks in Mogadishu has soared to at least 85 and about 100 wounded, making it one of the worst attacks in Somalia since an Islamist insurgency began there ten years ago
16 Oct 2017
More than 200 people have been killed by twin bomb blasts that struck busy junctions in the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, marking the deadliest attacks since an Islamist insurgency began in 2007.
19 Oct 2017
Pope Francis addressed thousands at the Vatican on Wednesday, condemning the attack in Somalia's capital that killed more than 300 people.
10 May 2018
Despite terror threats by al-Shabab insurgents, life in Somalia is relatively calm thanks to the peacekeeping forces. DW's Frank Yiga in Kampala visited the capital, Mogadishu, and also toured the countryside.
1 Nov 2018
Somalia's capital hosted women and girls keen to learn to code in a field usually difficult for them to access. Saskia O'Donoghue reports.
15 Apr 2019
A rickshaw driver and his passenger were shot dead by Somali security forces, who killed another four people protesting against the shootings, witnesses and lawmakers said.
2 Aug 2019
Mogadishu mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman has died in a Qatari clinic, a week after al-Shahab extremists targeted his office. The former London councilor becomes the seventh victim of the bombing in the Somali capital.
28 Dec 2019
A massive car bomb exploded in a busy area of Mogadishu, leaving at least 76 people dead and 70 injured, many of them university students, officials said.
30 Dec 2019
A car bomb exploded at a busy security checkpoint in Somalia's capital, killing scores of people. The city has suffered regular terrorist attacks in recent years.
1 Jan 2020
The US airstrike came a day after a car bomb in Mogadishu killed at least 79 people. US strikes in Somalia surged after President Donald Trump declared Southern Somalia an "area of active hostilities."