In Somali Capital, A Jihadist Bombing Tests A Survivors Limits

2 months ago 30/11/2022
  • 30/11/22

    The double suicide car bombing on Oct. 29, carried out by the jihadist Al Shabab, claimed more than 130 lives, so Mr. Abdirahman, pulled alive from the rubble, might be considered a fortunate man.

    Even by the grim standard of Somalia, which has endured 15 years of a heavy-handed and often brutal Al Shabab presence over swaths of its territory - including numerous lethal attacks against civilians - the tragedy experienced by Mr. Abdirahman and his family stands out as an especially horrific example of... [see source for more information]