Dozens Killed in Mogadishu Car Bomb Attack

Dozens of people have been killed and many wounded in a car bomb attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, police said.

Police officer Mohamed Hussein said the bombing targeted a tax collection center during the morning rush hour. There were conflicting reports about the number of people killed. The adviser to Mogadishu’s mayor said the death toll “is above 90 at the moment”. The death toll is expected to rise.

Close to 100 wounded people, including children, were rushed to hospitals. Among the injured were several university students who had been traveling in a bus, Hussein said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing.

Source: Somalia suicide car bomb attack leaves at least 78 dead – CNN

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