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Islamist bomb targets Mogadishu hotel, killing at least 10

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By ITN News Editor March 1, 2019 13:46

Islamist bomb targets Mogadishu hotel, killing at least 10

A suicide car bombing targeting a Mogadishu hotel by the Islamist group Al Shabaab killed at least 10 people and destroyed buildings in the Somali capital’s busiest street, police said.It was one of the heaviest blasts to have hit Mogadishu in recent times.It took place in a business centre in Maka Al Mukaram street which has hotels, shops and restaurants, Police Major Mohamed Hussein told Reuters. Cars in the street were set ablazeAl Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack.Police said they did not believe the militants were inside the hotel. Stinking gases from the blast reached several kilometres away from the scene.Somalia has been convulsed by lawlessness and violence since 1991. Islamist group Al Shabaab is fighting to dislodge a Western-backed government protected by African Union-mandated peacekeepers.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 1, 2019 13:46
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