UPDATED: Death toll in Mogadishu blasts rises to 15; dozens wounded
At least 15 people are confirmed dead and scores were wounded in twin suicide blasts around Mogadishu’s International airport on Monday noon.
Two car bombs exploded at a security checkpoint and outside Peace hotel near the airport.
The pair explosions sent a dense plume of white smoke into the sky that could be seen for miles. The Al Qaeda-linked Al shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack.
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