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World Huge explosion in Somali capital kills several

14:10  08 august  2020
14:10  08 august  2020 Source:   bbc.com

Newlywed Australians caught up in Beirut blast give horrifying account

  Newlywed Australians caught up in Beirut blast give horrifying account Australian Omair Jheir (pictured left with wife Hala Okeil) was lucky to survive the blast which shattered the Lebanese Capital only 500 metres from his home in the port district.Omair Jheir, from Sydney, was relaxing at his apartment in the Lebanese capital when more than 2,750 tonnes of highly explosive ammonium nitrate - the main ingredient in fertiliser bombs - detonated.

An explosion at a military base in the Somali capital Mogadishu has killed at least eight people and injured 14 others, a military official says. It was not yet clear what caused the blast but witnesses told local media a car loaded with explosives attacked the compound near a stadium.

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a truck that is driving down the street: An ambulance is seen near the site of the explosion in Mogadishu © Reuters An ambulance is seen near the site of the explosion in Mogadishu

An explosion at a military base in the Somali capital Mogadishu has killed at least eight people and injured 14 others, a military official says.

It was not yet clear what caused the blast but witnesses told local media a car loaded with explosives attacked the compound near a stadium.

Radio Dalsan said the explosion could be heard across the city.

Islamist militant group Al-Shabab often carries out bombings targeting security forces and government officials.

Earlier this week two security guards were killed after stopping a suicide bomber from entering a restaurant in the capital.

There is still much to be learned about the Beirut explosion .
To prevent a tragic repeat, we should not be satisfied with simple, convenient, yet incomplete explanations.I am very familiar with the sound of Israeli jets - ominous rumblings that gradually grow louder and then fade away, often with an ear-piercing sonic boom. They illegally enter Lebanese airspace over 1,000 times per year to hit targets here or in neighbouring Syria or simply to conduct "mock raids" around the country to show their muscle.

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