Oct 15, 2017

Largest-ever truck bomb in Somalia kills 276

Somali security forces and others search for bodies near destroyed buildings at the scene of Saturday's blast in Mogadishu, Somalia. Photo: Farah Abdi Warsameh / AP

The death toll from the truck bomb in the Somali capital of Mogadishu — currently at 276 — keeps rising, the Washington Post reports. More than 275 are injured. Somalia's government has blamed the al Qaeda-linked Al-Shabab extremist group for the attack.

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