Skip to comments.Mogadishu: Al Shabaab militants claim hotel attack in Somalia that leaves at least 15 dead
Posted on 06/26/2016 4:20:25 AM PDT by nuconvert
At least 15 people have been killed in an attack on a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu that was swiftly claimed by Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabaab militants, police said.
The death toll includes guards, civilians and militants.
The assault was led by a suicide attacker driving a car laden with explosives
The attack began at 4:30 pm (11:30 pm AEST) with a powerful blast followed by heavy gunfire, an AFP journalist and a witness said.
The Naasa Hablood hotel in southern Mogadishu is often used by politicians and members of the Somali diaspora visiting the city.
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It’s OK if they are just blowing themselves up. Less of them.
How do you know who was killed or wounded?
We don’t really know at this point, but it said the local big wigs stayed there a lot. We do know they kill each other off over differences in small things. There is no reasoning with any of them.
Only 15? Damn, I was hoping the entire country and the refuse-gees here.
Mohamed, Abshir, Abdirahm and Muliki loved the place - gave it the coveted 72 Raisins rating:
"Islam Is the Religion of Peace! Islam *Means* Peace. Islam Is Not The Problem, It Is The Solution! And Since We Stand At the End of History, It's Fair To Characterize Islam as the Final Solution. Wait, what?"
“Nice accomodations and free breakfast buffet but be sure to pack a flack jacket”
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