A man walks past the wreckage of a vehicle that was destroyed in a bomb attack in Mogadishu on Saturday. Associated Press
At least 17 people were killed and 28 others wounded when a bomb went off outside a hotel near the international airport in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Monday, medical officials said.
A suicide bomber killed at least four people and injured several others on Tuesday after detonating a car packed with explosives in Mogadishu, Somali security forces said.
Security officials and witnesses reported bodies strewn on the ground as plumes of smoke rose high into the air after the bomb detonated on Mogadishu's Maka Al-Mukarama road, one of the seaside capital's main thoroughfares, an area busy with businesses and travellers.
The announcement underscores the success of the campaign, which aims to achieve herd immunity and ensure recovery from the pandemic. It also highlights the confidence in the safety and efficiency of the vaccines provided for free by the country to the entire community.
The brutal killing of Farah Hamzah Akbar, 32, whose body was dumped outside a hospital on Tuesday, caused shock waves in the country.
The Holy Month of Ramadan starts on Tuesday , April 13, in the UAE, the moon-sighting committee announced on Monday.