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Death toll from blasts in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu rises to 85

MOGADISHU: The death toll from twin bomb blasts that struck busy junctions in the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu has jumped to 85, making it one of the deadliest attacks since an Islamist insurgency began in 2007. President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo declared three days of national mourning and called for donations of blood and funds to victims of Saturday’s attack. At least 100 others were wounded. Police said a truck bomb exploded outside a hotel in the K5 intersection that is lined with government offices,…