MOGADISHU — The last thing Kadija Isak Aden said to her husband was that she wasn’t feeling well. He told her he would take her to the health clinic once he got home from work. She’s pregnant with their third child and wanted to make sure everything was okay with the baby.Two hours later, she heard the blast that killed him.It was the biggest explosion she’d ever heard, and would be the biggest Somalia had ever seen, killing more than 300 people and injuring at least 300 more.The deadly attack rattled the country to its core, sending thousands to the streets protesting against the group they blamed for the massacre and thrusting Mogadishu into a state of chaos as people anxiously awaited aid and medical attention.But most of all, it upended the lives of Aden and hundreds of others like her: those who relied on the loved ones who were killed in the blast for survival.“I have to start working, like washing clothes for families, in order to get a small amount of money to feed my children,” Aden told BuzzFeed News from her family’s small cottage outside Mogadishu. “We have now received some food from a charity organization but… Read full this story
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