Somali bomb attack medical evacuation flight lands in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - A medical evacuation flight from Somalia with 14 of the injured casualties from the weekend terror bombing, which killed 300 people, has landed in Nairobi, the Kenya Red Cross said on Tuesday.

The first plane from Mogadishu landed at Wilson Airstrip in Nairobi shortly after the Kenyan government offered to assist the medical evacuation of those injured.

"On board are 14 individuals that were injured during the Mogadishu bomb blast," the Kenya Red Cross said.

The Kenya Red Cross Eplus ambulances were already on sight and ready to transport the injured to Kenyatta National Hospital for specialized treatment hours before the flight landed.

The worst terror attack in Mogadishu took place at Zobe district. At least 300 people were killed in the attack and 350 people were injured by the truck bomb exploded.
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17 october 2017 17:57:39

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