Death toll in Somalia blast rises to 231
MOGADISHU, Somalia - A senator says the death toll from a massive truck bomb blast in Somalia's capital has risen to 231.
Abshir Abdi Ahmed says 275 others were injured. He cites doctors at hospitals he has visited in Mogadishu.
Saturday's blast is the single deadliest attack ever in the Horn of Africa nation.
Many of the bodies in hospital mortuaries are yet to be identified.
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