January 22 2015
A suicide car bomb has exploded near a hotel in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, reports Reuters.
The explosion occurred Thursday at the gate of the SYL Hotel, where a Turkish delegation was meeting to prepare for a visit by Turkey's President Recep Erdogan on Friday.
No members of delegation were harmed, said police.
Two police officers were killed in addition to the bomber, a witness told the wire service.
Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack, reported...
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