AS Roma mourn victims of terror attack in Mogadishu car bomb attack

AS Roma mourn victims of terror attack in Mogadishu car bomb attack

AS Roma, Serie A giants, have joined the rest of the world in paying tribute to victims of Mogadishu car bomb attack.

A bomb-laden vehicle is understood to have exploded at a bustling security checkpoint in the Somalia capital on Saturday, December 28, leaving at least 90 dead and scores injured.

AS Roma mourn victims of Mogadishu car bomb attack that left at least 90 dead

AS Roma are among the few sports entities that have mourned victims of the Mogadishu car bomb attack. Photo: Getty Images.
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According to the Washington Post citing government spokesperson, Ismail Mukhtar, the casualties included university students and police officers.

Roma have now taken to social media to commiserate with victims of the deadly incident, tweeting: "The thoughts of everyone at AS Roma are with all those affected by the shocking terrorist attack in Mogadishu, Somalia today."

Whereas no group has yet claimed the attack, al-Qaeda-linked terror organisation Al-Shabaab is believed to be responsible.

The militia group has regularly attacked government institutions around the troubled horn of Africa nation.

Saturday's attack is now the most deadlines since October 2017, when two truck bombs detonated by terrorists left more than 500 people in a market in Mogadishu dead.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Tottenham star Lucas Moura has apologized to neighbours after setting off fireworks in the early hours of Christmas Day.

The Brazilian international partied on Christmas eve until the early hours of the next day and it was followed by an outdoor fireworks display that sounded like a bomb.

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