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Somalia: 5 Killed in Car Bombing; 26 Starve to Death Amid Risk of Widespread Famine

HeadlineMar 22, 2017

In Somalia, at least five people have died after a car bomb exploded at a security checkpoint near the presidential palace in the capital Mogadishu. Ten more people were wounded in the blast. Meanwhile, Radio Mogadishu is reporting at least 26 people have starved to death over the last day and a half in the southern region of Jubaland amid a severe drought. The United Nations is warning nearly 3 million people are at risk of famine in Somalia.

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