Explosion kills 50 including Security Minister in Somali

Other News Materials 19 June 2009 10:58 (UTC +04:00)

At least 50 people were killed, including Security Minister Amr Hashi and several officials, and hundreds were injured as a result of bombing in a hotel in Somalia on Thursday evening, Al Jazeera.

Among the dead was head of the special units of the Ethiopian security forces in the region-Vier Vier, and responsible for the security of Islamic Courts, Sheikh Ahmed Angie, as well as former Somali ambassador to Ethiopia Abdul-Karim Farih. The youth organization of Mujahideen of Somalia has taken the responsibility for the explosion.