Death toll in Somalia twin bombing rises to 276, 300 wounded

At least 276 people have died in the deadliest twin bomb attacks in the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, according to medical staff cited by Reuters.

A doctor at the city’s Madina hospital, Aden Nur, said the site had recorded 258 deaths while Ahmed Ali, a nurse at the nearby Osman Fiqi hospital, said that five bodies had been sent there, Reuters reports.