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189 People Killed in Truck Bombing in Somalia’s Capital

MOGADISHU, Somalia — The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed in Somalia’s capital rose to 189 with more than 200 injured, making it the deadliest single attack ever in the Horn of Africa nation, police and hospital sources said Sunday.

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At Least 14 killed in Somalia Hotel Jihadist Attack

Gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia’s seaside capital Saturday, taking guests hostage and “shooting at everyone they could see,” before security forces pursued the grenade-throwing assailants to the top floor and ended the hours-long assault, police and witnesses said. At least 14 people were killed.

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Somalia Plane Bombing: Workers Reportedly Caught On Video Giving Bomb to Terrorist

The investigation into last Tuesday’s explosion aboard a passenger jet outbound from Mogadishu, Somalia has uncovered airport security video that evidently shows airport employees handing the bomb off to the passenger who would ultimately blow a hole in the side of the plane, becoming the only victim of the attack.