International community condemns Mogadishu bombing
The killing of at least 40 civilians at the Abagedo Market in Dharinkley Mogadishu has received condemnation from Somalia’s development partners. Special Representative of the UN secretary General Michael Keating said in a statement that killing of civilians exposed the true motive of the perpetrators. “killing civilians is despicable and achieves nothing except to remind Somalia of the indifference of extremist to human life and suffering” Keating said. “I commend the first response of Somalia’s security and first responders. The perpetrators need to be brought to justice swiftly” he added. Somalia’s biggest international partner Turkey regret that recent gains are been destabilized by such attacks . “We strongly condemn this act of terrorism that has taken place at a time where important steps are being taken to achieve stability in the country” a statement from Ministry of Foreign Affairs Turkey said. “Turkey as in the will continue to firmly support the efforts to ensure peace and stability in Somalia in the upcoming period”the statement continued. “We wish God’s mercy upon those who lost their lives in the attack convey our condolences to their families and wish speedy recovery to the wounded” Ankara concluded.