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Publish Date: 14:59 - 16 October 2017
TEHRAN, October 16 - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi condemned the recent terrorist attack in Mogadishu, capital city of Somalia.

Iran deplores terrorist attack in MogadishuTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - He also extended condolences to Somali nation and survivors of the deadly attack.

The death toll in the bombing that hit the centre of Mogadishu on Saturday continues to rise, with more than 300 people now believed to have been killed and hundreds more seriously injured.

The scale of the loss makes the attack, which involved a truck packed with several hundred kilograms of military-grade and homemade explosives, one of the most lethal terrorist acts anywhere in the world for many years.

On Monday morning, Somalia’s information minister announced that 276 people had died in the attack with at least 300 people injured. Within hours, however, Abdikadir Abdirahman, the director of Amin ambulances, said his service had confirmed that 300 people died in the blast.

 

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