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11 killed in Somali hotel attack claimed by Al-Shabaab

WorldNews Monday, 17 August 2020
11 killed in Somali hotel attack claimed by Al-ShabaabShares Ten civilians and one police officer were killed in a gun and bomb attack by Al-Shabaab fighters on an upscale beachfront hotel in Somalia's capital on Sunday, an official told AFP. Security forces took four hours to regain control of the Elite Hotel in the Lido beach area of Mogadishu after five assailants stormed it early Sunday evening, said information ministry spokesman Ismael Mukhtaar Omar. "Ten people were dead and five militants were also killed, plus one Somalia special police officer," Omar told AFP. It was not clear how Somali security forces managed to end the siege on the hotel and kill the assailants, who at one point...
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