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...