Somalia marks 4 years since deadly terror attack


MOGADISHU (Axadle) – Somalia has today commemorated death of over 500 people killed in deadliest bombing in the history which occured in Migadishu.

On 14th October 2017, a truck loaded with 1200kg bomb drove into an afternoon traffic in Mogadishu’s Zobe junction.

“Remembering our brothers and sisters who were killed or injured in this barbaric attack, we must work together to prevent such a tragedy from happening again and work for peace and strengthening governance,” said prime minister Mohamed Hussein Roble.

The US and the UN expressed solidarity with Somalis who are commemorating the deadliest bombing in Mogadishu.

“On the fourth anniversary of the appalling 14October attack, we remember the victims and their families, and stand in solidarity with Somalia in the fight against terrorism,” the US embassy said in a tweet.

The UN in Somalia also said it stands in solidarity with Somalia in marking the fourth anniversary of the deadly bombing.

“As Somalis mark today the fourth anniversary of the Mogadishu bombings of 14 October 2017 which caused so much suffering and devastation, the UN family in Somalia remembers the victims and the injured, and stands in solidarity with all Somalis.”

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