Kathmandu. Media captionThe aftermath of the explosion in Mogadishu . A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu has killed at least 30 people, police say.
Dozens more were wounded when a lorry packed with explosives detonated near the entrance of a hotel.
Police say two people were killed in a second bomb attack in the Madina district of the city.
It is not clear who staged the attacks. Mogadishu is a regular target for the al-Qaeda linked al-Shabab group, which is battling the government.
Image copyrightREUTERSImage captionThere are fears people are trapped under the rubble
After the first blast, police captain Mohamed Hussein told Reuters news agency: “It was a truck bomb. There are casualties but we do not know the exact amount as the scene is still burning.” BBC