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Mogadishu was the target of a truck bombing in October that killed 512 people in the deadliest attack in the Horn of Africa nation's history. Only a few attacks since 9/11 have killed more people. The Somalia-based al-Shabab was blamed. Concerns have been high over plans to hand over Somalia's security to the country's ...
A Somali Committee investigating the toll of the devastating truck bombing in Mogadishu on Oct 14 has released new figures which raises the number of dead to 587. The Zobe Rescue Committee made up of volunteers, government and security officials released their final report on the terror attack on ...

At least 796 people were killed in August 2007 when four coordinated truck bombings hit two Yazidi towns in northern Iraq, according to figures from the U.S. military. The deadliest attack happened in 2001 when hijacked planes were flown into the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in ...
But they still control vast rural areas from which they carry out guerrilla operations and suicide bombings, including in the capital Mogadishu, and against military bases, Somali or foreign. Even if they did not claim it, they were blamed for the 14 October truck bombing in central Mogadishu, the deadliest in ...
Security forces shot dead five gunmen suspected of trying to attack the building. Al Shabaab have claimed responsibility for previous bombings and gun attacks in the capital. Mogadishu was the target of a truck bombing in October that killed over 500 people in the deadliest attack in the nation's history.

A Somali military court on Tuesday sentenced to death a man convicted of driving a truck bomb as part of a deadly attack that killed more than 500 people in the capital, Mogadishu, in October, the national news agency reported. The driver of one of two truck bombs was killed when his vehicle exploded ...
A Somali military court has given the death penalty to a man convicted of leading the unit behind an October truck bombing that officials say killed at least 500 people. Hassan Ali ... He said the court has also sentenced Ibrahim Hassan Absuge in absentia to life in prison for his role in the truck bombing.

Men carry a body after the bombing in Mogadishu in October. (Mohamed Abdiwahab / AFP/Getty Images). The final death toll in October's massive truck bombing in Somalia's capital is 512 people, according to the committee tasked with looking into the country's worst-ever attack. The final toll is a dramatic ...
The strikes by armed American drones, which Pentagon officials said killed more than 40 fighters, came a month after a double truck bombing in Mogadishu left more than 380 people dead, and more than 300 others injured. While no group has claimed the truck attacks, analysts suspect the Shabab, ...
The death toll from last Saturday's huge truck bombing in the Somali capital Mogadishu has risen to 358, the information minister says. Some 56 people are also still missing, Abdirahman Osman says. Officials have blamed the Islamist al-Shabab group, allied to al-Qaeda. But the group has not said it was ...
MOGADISHU, Somalia — When a double truck bombing shattered the night in Mogadishu on Saturday, rescue workers began the grim search for survivors that has become all too common as Somalia battles an Islamist insurgency. They picked through burned-out cars and hunted as best they could in a ...


 

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