Somali militants ram car bomb into hotel, killing at least 13

Somali militants ram car bomb into hotel, killing at least 13
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  • calendar-gray 25 January 2017

Islamist militants rammed a car bomb into the gate of a hotel and stormed inside, killing at least 13 people in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, police said, APA reports citing Reuters.

 

Gunfire rang out as fighters entered Dayah Hotel, which is popular with politicians. A second blast shook the area shortly afterwards, injuring several people nearby.

 

Police officer, Major Mohamed Ahmed, said a dozen people had been wounded, in addition to the 13 killed who included members of the security forces and civilians. 

Ceyhun Aliyev

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