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#Mogadishu

# mogadishu - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Death toll rises to 78 after truck bomb explodes during rush hour in Somali capital
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Death toll rises to 78 after truck bomb explodes during rush hour in Somali capital

Dec 28th 2019, 1:03 PM 14,692 Views 14 Comments

Mayor Omar Mohamud Mohamed said that university students were among those killed.

# mogadishu - Saturday 14 October, 2017

At least 20 people killed in Somalia truck bombing
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At least 20 people killed in Somalia truck bombing

Oct 14th 2017, 6:48 PM 6,178 Views 7 Comments

Government security official Mohamed Aden said that bombing took place in a busy part of the city.

# mogadishu - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Eleven people killed as gunmen hold hostages at Somali city restaurant
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Eleven people killed as gunmen hold hostages at Somali city restaurant

Jun 14th 2017, 10:08 PM 9,406 Views 5 Comments

The attack began when a car bomb exploded outside a Pizza House restaurant in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.

# mogadishu - Saturday 26 November, 2016

At least 11 people killed in 'horrific' bombing at busy Somali market
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At least 11 people killed in 'horrific' bombing at busy Somali market

Nov 26th 2016, 1:26 PM 5,913 Views 10 Comments

The death toll is likely to rise.

# mogadishu - Friday 22 January, 2016

At least 19 dead after bomb blast in Somalian seaside resort
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At least 19 dead after bomb blast in Somalian seaside resort

Jan 22nd 2016, 7:53 AM 7,807 Views 17 Comments

After a huge explosion, gunmen burst into the restaurant yesterday evening as diners were sitting down for their evening meal.

# mogadishu - Sunday 14 April, 2013

16 dead following al-Shabab attack in Somalia's main court complex
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16 dead following al-Shabab attack in Somalia's main court complex

Apr 14th 2013, 5:45 PM 3,397 Views 28 Comments

The preliminary death includes all nine attackers.

# mogadishu - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Captors kill hostage in Somalia during French raid
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Captors kill hostage in Somalia during French raid

Jan 12th 2013, 10:53 AM 6,448 Views 11 Comments

The hostage, known as Denis Allex, had been captured in 2009.

# mogadishu - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Ireland to provide €3 million in vital aid to Somalia
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Ireland to provide €3 million in vital aid to Somalia

Jul 29th 2012, 2:41 PM 4,520 Views 93 Comments

Eamon Gilmore announced the funding during a trip to the capital Mogadishu today.

# mogadishu - Monday 2 April, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday
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The 9 at 9: Monday

Apr 2nd 2012, 8:26 AM 5,286 Views 0 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# mogadishu - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Bomb attack targets packed refugee camp in Somali capital
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Bomb attack targets packed refugee camp in Somali capital

Jan 19th 2012, 4:00 PM 1,333 Views 2 Comments

Two people have died in the explosion which occurred shortly after a UN and media visit.

# mogadishu - Friday 30 December, 2011

MSF "deeply shocked" by staff killings
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MSF "deeply shocked" by staff killings

Dec 30th 2011, 11:40 AM 1,950 Views 0 Comments

The staff members were killed in Mogadishu yesterday. MSF has said today that some staff members are to be relocated from the compound there for security reasons.

# mogadishu - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Two Doctors Without Borders staff "shot by fellow employee"
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Two Doctors Without Borders staff "shot by fellow employee"

Dec 29th 2011, 5:44 PM 3,295 Views 2 Comments

The incident involved a disgruntled former employee and took place in the Somali capital of Mogadishu today.

# mogadishu - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Somali militants ban 16 aid groups and UN agencies
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Somali militants ban 16 aid groups and UN agencies

Nov 29th 2011, 8:48 AM 1,191 Views 11 Comments

The Islamist group has banned Concern, UNICEF, the World Health Organization and UNHCR – amongst others – from operating in the country, where 250,000 people face the immediate risk of starvation.

# mogadishu - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Car bomb hits Somali capital Mogadishu
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Car bomb hits Somali capital Mogadishu

Oct 18th 2011, 3:24 PM 206 Views 0 Comments

This is the second bombing in Mogadishu in the past month. People have been leaving the city in droves (pictured) in recent weeks.

# mogadishu - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Somali children given guns and grenades in radio contest
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Somali children given guns and grenades in radio contest

Sep 21st 2011, 11:44 AM 690 Views 7 Comments

Islamist group al-Shabab gave the prizes to children aged between ten and 17 after testing them on their knowledge of the Koran.

# mogadishu - Monday 5 September, 2011

750,000 Somalis now at risk of death from famine - UN
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750,000 Somalis now at risk of death from famine - UN

Sep 5th 2011, 10:14 AM 235 Views 1 Comment

The UN says a fourth region in southern Somalia is now suffering from famine – meaning half of the south is now in crisis.

# mogadishu - Monday 15 August, 2011

WFP investigating serious food aid theft in Somalia
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WFP investigating serious food aid theft in Somalia

Aug 15th 2011, 5:10 PM 397 Views 0 Comments

Families at makeshift camps say that once photographers leave, they are forced to hand over their food aid.

# mogadishu - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Somali children reportedly recruited by extremists
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Somali children reportedly recruited by extremists

Aug 11th 2011, 4:19 PM 346 Views 1 Comment

The United Nations has warned that children are being targeted for recruitment by the Somali militant group who are working to overthrow the country’s unstable government.

# mogadishu - Friday 5 August, 2011

Seven shot dead during food distribution in Mogadishu
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Seven shot dead during food distribution in Mogadishu

Aug 5th 2011, 2:56 PM 300 Views 0 Comments

Reports from Somalia say that seven people died after looting broke out at a World Food Programme distribution point in the capital.

# mogadishu - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Jul 27th 2011, 8:32 AM 2,757 Views 16 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Government may ban smoking in cars, man charged over assault on Irishman in Canberra, and the fishy tale of some Christchurch quake survivors…

# mogadishu - Sunday 17 July, 2011

After two years UN aid delivered to Islamist areas of Somalia
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After two years UN aid delivered to Islamist areas of Somalia

Jul 17th 2011, 11:40 AM 162 Views 1 Comment

It’s the first time aid has been delivered to some parts of the country in two years

# mogadishu - Friday 4 March, 2011

More than 50 peacekeepers killed in Somalia fighting
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More than 50 peacekeepers killed in Somalia fighting

Mar 4th 2011, 3:55 PM 569 Views 0 Comments

African Union peacekeepers have been fighting insurgents linked to Al-Qaeda in the war torn African country.

# mogadishu - Monday 21 February, 2011

Suicide car bomb kills six in Mogadishu
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Suicide car bomb kills six in Mogadishu

Feb 21st 2011, 11:38 AM 323 Views 0 Comments

At least half a dozen people, including children, have been killed in a suicide attack in the Somali capital

# mogadishu - Thursday 9 September, 2010

Bomb attack on Somali airport
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Bomb attack on Somali airport

Sep 9th 2010, 2:43 PM 106 Views 0 Comments

# mogadishu - Tuesday 31 August, 2010

Mortar attack kills 4 peacekeepers
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Mortar attack kills 4 peacekeepers

Aug 31st 2010, 3:04 PM 574 Views 0 Comments

Four Ugandan peacekeepers have died following Somali Islamist group al-Shabab mortaring the presidential palace.