Rush Hour in Somalia

Truck bomb explosion during rush hour in Somali capital kills at least 61 people

Medical personnel carry a civilian who was wounded in suicide car bomb attack at check point in Mogadishu, Somalia, Saturday, Dec, 28, 2019. A police officer says a car bomb has detonated at a security checkpoint during the morning rush hour in Somalia’s capital. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsame)

A truck bomb exploded at a busy security checkpoint in Somalia’s capital Saturday morning, and the director of an ambulance service in Mogadishu said the death toll from the attack had risen to at least 61.