Mogadishu attack: At least 5 dead after explosion outside hotel

Mogadishu attack: At least 5 dead after explosion outside hotel

Mogadishu, Somalia (CNN)The Al-Shabaab extremist group declared duty for 2 surges that rocked the Somali capital of Mogadishu Wednesday, eliminating a minimum of 5 individuals.

Attackers detonated a truck bomb and after that stormed the Daya hotel, which is near the nation’s parliament structure and popular with both legislators and federal government authorities, Somali Police Major Ahmed Ibrahim informed CNN.

      Mogadishu attack: At least 5 dead after explosion outside hotel

      Mogadishu attack: At least 5 dead after explosion outside hotel

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      The group has actually seen its power subside recently, thanks in part to an African Union union committed to peacekeeping in the nation.
      But Mogadishu goes through attacks on a regular basis. Most just recently, an automobile bomb in the city eliminated 20 individuals in December.

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