Somalia: More than 1,500 children orphaned after twin blasts

The twin bombings that occurred in Mogadishu three months ago killed more than 500 Somali civilians, making it the deadliest incident in Somalia's modern history.

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    Somalia has suffered countless bomb attacks over the years, but the twin explosions in Mogadishu three months ago were the largest ever, killing more than 500 people.

    More than 1,500 children became orphans as a result of the attack in which many of the victims were parents.

     

    Al Jazeera's Fahmida Miller reports from Mogadishu.


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