Car Bomb in Somalia – level 1

06-01-2020 07:00

A bomb explodes in a truck in Mogadishu. It is the capital city of Somalia. The explosion is very big. It kills many people. The bomb explodes on a very busy road. Officials say that more than 90 people are dead. 100 people are injured.

It is not clear who is responsible for the explosion. Somalia´s president believes that the terrorist group Al-Shabab is responsible. This is because this is not the first explosion this year. Also, Al-Shabab carries out more attacks in the past. Al-Shabab has connection with another big terrorist group, Al-Qaeda.

Difficult words: responsible (when someone does something bad and it his or her fault), carry out (to do a task or an activity), connection (a situation when more things or people have similar ideas or origin).

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