Somalia roadside bomb kills at least 20 in minibus


A roadside bomb exploded and killed at least 20 people in a minibus in Somalia’s Lower Shabelle region Thursday evening, the region’s governor said, blaming the extremist group Al Shabab.

Most of the victims were women, Ibrahim Aden Ali said. He called the blast a ‘‘national disaster.’’

Six other people were injured, regional security official Nur Abdullahi told the Associated Press. Continue reading.