At least 30 killed in Somalia restaurant bombings claimed by Islamists

People and soldiers search in the rubble of a destroyed building on February 28, 2016 in Baidoa after twin explosions in the Somali city killed at least 30 peopleAt least 30 people have been killed in twin bomb attacks claimed by Shebab Islamists at a busy restaurant in the Somali city of Baidoa, the regional governor said Monday. “The official number of the dead has reached 30 people — all of them civilians — and 61 others have been wounded, 15 of them seriously,” Abdurashid Abdulahi, governor of Bay region, told AFP. An initial car bomb struck a popular restaurant in a busy part of the regional capital on Sunday afternoon, with a suicide bomber nearby hitting people as they fled the area.

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