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Over 300 killed in Somalia's worst ever terror attack

In tonight's edition: the death toll from Somalia's truck bombing rises to 300, with many more injured and scores still missing; the deadly plague outbreak in Madagascar is spreading at an unprecedented pace; and Ethiopia's Simien Mountains National Park celebrates a milestone.

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The death toll from Somalia's truck bomb blast rises to 300. Many more are injured and scores still missing as rescue workers continue to dig victims out from beneath the scorched rubble in Mogadishu.

Also, the deadly plague outbreak in Madagascar is spreading at an unprecedented pace. As the epidemic threatens the country's largest cities, widespread panic complicates efforts to contain the crisis. Our journalist on the ground brings us the details.

And Ethiopia's Simien Mountains National Park celebrates a milestone: after years of ecological elbow grease, it's finally shrugging off its status as a UNESCO World Heritage in Danger site.

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