At the scene of the Mogadishu truck bombing
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At the scene of the Mogadishu truck bombing

Part of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, has been completely destroyed in an explosion.

A lorry full of explosives destroyed hotels, government offices and restaurants at a busy junction in the capital Mogadishu, killing at least 281 people and injuring another 300.

The BBC's Alastair Leithead is at the scene.

  • 19 Oct 2017