Car bomb leaves at least 76 people dead and 70 injured in Mogadishu
28 December 2019 | 4:27 pm
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.
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