The death toll in the blasts in Somalia has reached 50 people

© REUTERS / Feisal Mallender in the hospital examines a man injured in an explosion near a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia. 10 Nov 2018The death toll in the blasts in Somalia has reached 50 people© REUTERS / Feisal Omar

The death toll in the blasts in Somalia had risen to 50 people, and another 58 people were injured, according to Xinhua news Agency, citing police and medics.

Earlier it was reported 39 dead and 40 wounded.

«The wreckage was discovered more bodies, the death toll now stands at 50 people. We don’t know are still people under the rubble, but we do our best to find all of the missing,» said one of the police officers in interview to Agency.

Suicide bombers exploded in front of the hotel Sahafi Hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday. The hotel is close to the criminal investigation Department of the police of Somalia. Responsibility for the attack was claimed by the extremist group «Al-Shabab»*.

*A terrorist organization banned in Russia

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