UNFPA Somalia Situation Report #014 – November 2017

Resource date: November 2017

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Bomb Attack: On Saturday 14th October 2017, a truck bomb struck the KM5 junction in one of the busiest areas in Mogadishu, resulting is what is considered the deadliest single attack Somalia has faced in decades. The number of people killed is reported at 358 people, with 56 remaining missing and 228 injured. Of the total affected, seven humanitarian workers and two personnel working for development organizations died in the attack, while 20 aid workers were injured. In addition, a number of facilities belonging to 13 humanitarian organizations were damaged.