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28 February 2019 Mogadishu bombings

On 28 February 2019 at least 30 people were killed and 60 others injured in three car bombing attacks followed by a siege in Mogadishu. The cars exploded near the Maka al-Mukarama hotel. The attack happened in Makka Al-mukarama road which was very busy at the time. Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack.[1][2][3]

28 February 2019 Mogadishu bombings
Part of Somali Civil War (2009–present)
LocationMogadishu, Somalia
Date28 February 2019
Attack type
Car bombing
Non-fatal injuries


  1. ^ "Somali forces end day-long siege". 2019-03-01. Retrieved 2019-03-04.
  2. ^ "Somali Forces End Deadly Mogadishu Building Siege". VOA. Retrieved 2019-03-04.
  3. ^ CNN, Omar Nor. "Siege ends after wave of deadly car bombings rocks Somali capital, security sources say". CNN. Retrieved 2019-03-04.