Skip to comments.Explosion, gunfire heard at Mogadishu hotel
Posted on 03/27/2015 7:50:24 AM PDT by ColdOne
Islamic extremist fighters possibly from the Al Shabab terror group-- stormed a popular hotel in the Somali Capital Mogadishu Friday, trapping government officials inside the building, police said.
Witnesses reported hearing a large explosion and gunfire at the Maka Al Mukaram Hotel, Reuters reported.
Police say gunshots were heard inside the compound but its unclear whether there are casualties resulting from the attack.
"Al Shabaab fighters are on the top of the building and inside the hotel," Police Major Ismail Olow told Reuters. "Some government officials are inside the hotel."
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Somalia has a government? Who knew?
Not only that, but Mogadishu has a “popular hotel”?
Somalia is across from Yemen, this is bad on many levels. The ability to control the straits is alarming. Shutting off oil flow out of saudi would be a victory for the terrorists! It is possible.
Oh, s***! I was just going to use my Amex points there, and now this!
I'll have to look into Club Med Yemen instead.
Somalia isn’t even a country anymore. It’s a graveyard where the people don’t know they are dead yet.
LOL...is there even a Club Med anymore?
I have been on 2 Club Med vacations.
In other news the sun rose this morning, and the earth was not struck by the moon.
“In other news the sun rose this morning, and the earth was not struck by the moon.”
WWI and WWII happened and those things didn’t happen either, so what’s your stupid point?
That hearing gunfire and explosions from a hotel in Mogadishu is a daily occurence, and has been for 20+ years.
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