Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Up to 70 people were killed and dozens injured in a suicide attack on 4 October in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, when a truck crashed into a compound housing government ministries.
"Ar around 10.45am [7.45am GMT] a truck tried to break down the gate to the Harkaha [government compound] but failed; the explosion killed mostly students checking exam results, passersby and police guards," a source told IRIN.
A local journalist, one of the first people at the scene, told IRIN Mogadishu residents were expecting that Al-Shabab insurgents would resort to assassinations and suicide bombings, "but I don't think anyone expected it on this scale".
Ali Muse, head of the Lifeline Africa ambulance service, told IRIN ambulances were still picking up the dead and the injured. "I have seen a lot in this city but this has to be one of the worst scenes ever," he said. "Once we are done with the rescue efforts, I am sure the death toll will rise." The attack is the worst single suicide attack, in terms of casualties in the city
Posted by F.L.S. Magazin at 4:35 AM
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Currently Somalia is experiencing the worst drought affecting both people and livestock
in all parts of Somalia. The drought is hitting in all the horn of African countries of
Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia. Somalia being the worst hit, north, central and southern
regions’ situation is desperate. UNICEF puts the number of people that need emergency
livelihood and life saving assistance at 43 per cent of the population.
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