Car Bomb Explodes Outside Somalia Hotel, Two Dead

At least two people have been killed, after a suspected car bomb has exploded, outside a hotel, in the Somali capital city, Mogadishu.

A suspected car bomb exploded at the entrance to a hotel in the centre of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, early on Sunday morning, killing at least two people, a police officer said.

“A car bomb rammed into the gate of Sahafi hotel. So far I have seen two civilians dead,” Major Ahmed Nur, a police officer, told Reuters. The hotel is often used by lawmakers and government officials.

Somali terror group al-Shabaab have reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack.

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