The deadliest attack in Somalia in a decade has claimed at least 300 lives, an official said today in Mogadishu.
Locals visiting their injured relatives or collecting their bodies filled every available space in Madina hospital.
“My last time to speak with my brother was some minutes before the blast occurred,” Halima Nur, a local mother, told Reuters.
“I am afraid he was among the unrecognized charred bodies that were buried yesterday. I have no hope of getting him alive or dead. But I cannot go home.”
Oh, no. Catch me up:
On Saturday, a double bombing struck two busy spots in Somalia’s capital city. Large truck bombs like those used are the signature mark of Al Shabaab, a terrorist organization linked to al Qaeda.
The only way we can make any sense of tragedies like this one is to remember that good will ultimately triumph.
“Terror won’t and can’t win,” Glenn said. “The good guys always win in the end.”