MOGADISHU – the death toll from the attack with two car bombs in Somali capital Mogadishu has risen from eighteen to 45. That has a government official Saturday. At least 36 people were injured.
A man looks around where the explosion took place.
The explosions were Friday in the vicinity of the presidential palace and a hotel. Terror group al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility. According to the police opened unknown fire on personnel at a checkpoint. Then it was a bomb. The other car that the air in flew, it was parked in front of the hotel.
In October, blew a suicide bomber on a busy intersection in the city in a truck full of explosives. More than three hundred people were killed. In Somalia already, several years islamic fundamentalists of al-Shabaab is active.