Global Politics

Suicide Attack at Somalia's National Theatre Seen as Setback to Civil Society

Somalia-Bomb-Blast.jpg

The head of Somalia's Olympic committee and its football chief are among eight people killed in a bomb attack on a high-profile event in Mogadishu. (Photo: BBC)

The National Theatre in the Somali capital, Mogadishu was the scene of a deadly suicide bomb attack on Wednesday. The theatre had just reopened after decades of neglect in war-torn Somalia. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Jabril Ibrahim Abdulle, one of the organizers of the theatre. He was in the theater when the bomb exploded.

Player utilities

(This story is based on a radio interview. Listen to the full interview.)

Comments