Death toll in Mogadishu car bombing rises to 52


The death toll from three car bombs detonated near a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia has risen to 52 people, hospital officials told CNN Monday.

Around 100 people were injured in the blast which happened near a hotel popular with visitors to the country and international journalists.
Mohammed Yusuf, medical director at the Medina hospital in Mogadishu — where many of the wounded are being treated — told CNN five people died in the early hours of Monday morning at the clinic, while two others passed away at another hospital, he said.

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Source: CNN