On Saturday a truck packed with explosives was detonated in the capital of Somalia, Mogadishu. It has been labeled the worst terror attack in Somalia’s history. The explosion has left at least 276 people dead as of yesterday morning but the death toll is suspected to be closer to 300. It is not clear who staged the bombing, but Mogadishu is a target for al-Shabab militants battling the government. The government has also declared a 3 day mourning period for the lives lost.