Massive car bomb kills 20 in Somalian capital
15 October 2017 | 4:00 am
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.
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Northern Irish police posted a picture of what appeared to be a burning car in front of a courthouse. Irish politicians have condemned what they called a terrorist attack. No one was injured by the explosion.
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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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