Death toll in Somalia bombing jumps to 263

By REUTERS
October 16, 2017 08:57
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MOGADISHU - At least 263 people were killed by twin bomb explosions in the hear of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, doctors said on Monday, confirming the deadliest attacks since an Islamist insurgency began in 2007.

Aden Nur, a doctor at the city's Madina hospital, said it had recorded 258 deaths while Ahmed Ali, a nurse at the nearby Osman Fiqi hospital, told Reuters five bodies had been sent there.


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