Somalia—Nearly 30 Dead In Al-Shabaab Bombing In Mogadishu

Shabelle Media Network | 03/01/2019

At least 29 people have been killed and 80 injured in a complex assault in Mogadishu, reports the Shabelle Media Network (Mogadishu). On Thursday night, a suicide bomber set off a large car bomb in front of the Hotel Maka Al-Mukarama, destroying the facade and igniting nearby cars, reported France 24. The hotel is popular with government officials, noted Reuters. A second explosion was later reported about a mile (0.6 km) away.  Other militants retreated into an adjacent building...

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