KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has expressed his disgust over a double bomb blasts that was reported to have killed at least 230 people in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday.
He also conveyed his condolences to the families of the victims.
“Disgusted by the slaughter of innocents in Somalia. Condolences to loved ones of those who lost their lives. We must never give in to terror,” he tweeted today.
Media reports out of Mogadishu said that the first incident involved a vehicle carrying explosives being detonated in a crowded street near key government ministries, hotels and restaurants in the heart of the city.
This was followed by a second explosion in Mogadishu’s Medina district.