Eleven dead in Mogadishu hotel attack claimed by Shabaab

Somali security forces intervene after a car bomb attack claimed by Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shabaab militants, exploded and killed at least 5 people, on the Naasa Hablood hotel in Mogadishu on June 25, 2016At least 11 people were killed Saturday in an attack on a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu that was swiftly claimed by Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shabaab militants. Gunmen then stormed the Naasa Hablood hotel and gunfire rang out for several hours, witnesses said, before the authorities declared the attack over. Eleven civilians, two of them doctors, were killed in the attack,” Abdi Kamil Shukri, a security ministry spokesman, told reporters.

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