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Thousands march in Somalia after attack that killed more than 300

protesters near the scene of the massive truck bomb attack in mogadishu
Protesters near the scene of the massive truck bomb attack in Mogadishu. Photograph: Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP

Demonstrators defy police to protest against people responsible for devastating truck bomb in Mogadishu

October 18, 2017 — Thousands of Somalis have demonstrated against those behind the bombing that killed more than 300 people at the weekend, defying police who opened fire to keep them away from the site of the attack. Continue reading Thousands march in Somalia after attack that killed more than 300

At least 30 killed in Somalia restaurant bombings

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DEADLY BLASTS. People and soldiers search in the rubble of a destroyed building in Baidoa, Somalia on February 28, 2016 after twin explosions killed at least 30 people. Photo by AFP
Shebab Islamists claim responsibility for the deadly blasts at a crowded restaurant

MOGADISHU, Somalia (Feb. 29, 2016) — At least 30 people have been killed in twin bomb attacks claimed by Shebab Islamists at a busy restaurant in the Somali city of Baidoa, the regional governor said Monday, February 29.

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