Mogadishu: Al-Shabaab Car Bombing

Key Details:


  • Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for attack near hotel in a capital Mogadishu, Somalia.
  • At least 10 people killed and several others wounded by 3 Al-Shabaab fighters, who set off a car bomb at a gate of a hotel, officials said.
  • Anonymous witness says that there were 2 explosions.
  • Medical source, who spoke on anonymity, said that medical team carried 7 injured out of explosions site.
  • Attackers exchanged a gun fire with the hotel security after a car bomb detonated.
  • Somali special forces were used to evacuate hotel.