Hundreds of mourners and government officials have gathered at K-5 junction in Mogadishu mark the second anniversary of deadly truck bomb attack on October 2017.
More than 500 people were killed and others wounded in the country’s deadliest terrorist attack.
Senior government officials lead by the Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Kheyre are expected to join and address the mourners at 14 October junction on Monday.
All roads leading to the scene of the event were shutdown to beef up the security.
The Somali government has officially renamed the junction as “October 14 Junction” in respect of the victims of the attack.
Some families still live in anguish as the bodies of their loved ones have never been found