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Shabaab suicide assault at Mogadishu hotel kills at least 28 - Long War Journal

Al Qaeda's branch in East Africa, Shabaab, continues to prove its ability to penetrate and attack high-security areas in central Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. The jihadist group killed at least 28 people in a suicide assault earlier today at a ...and more »

Bomb and gun attack on Mogadishu hotel kills dozens - The Guardian

Islamic militants from al-Shabaab have killed at least 28 people in an attack on a hotel in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. Police said the attackers rammed a car bomb into the gates of the Dayah hotel shortly after 8am on Wednesday before storming ...and more »

Police in Somalia end deadly al-Shabaab siege at Mogadishu hotel - ABC Online

At least 28 people have been killed in a car bomb attack and siege at a hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, government and medical officials say. Key points: Extremist fighters storm hotel frequented by government officials; Al-Qaeda affiliate al ...and more »

A Bloody Reminder for Somalia: Chaos Is Never Far Away - New York Times

MOGADISHU, Somalia — When the first explosion rang out, the men on the hotel patio looked up for a moment, then at one another — and kept on eating breakfast. Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, long ago grew accustomed to such jarring sounds, and ...and more »

Somalia: Al-Shabab attack at Mogadishu hotel 'kills 28' - Aljazeera.com

At least 28 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a coordinated gun-and-bomb attack carried out by al-Shabab at a popular hotel in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, according to officials. WATCH: Somalia's forgotten soldiers (2:25). The assault on ...and more »

Extremists attack Somali hotel with guns, bombs; at least 8 killed - Los Angeles Times

At least eight people were killed and 14 injured Wednesday as Somali security forces ended a siege by extremist fighters who stormed a hotel in the capital, police said. Four attackers were also killed in the assault on the Dayah Hotel, which is often ...and more »

Al-Shabab Says It Carried Out Deadly Car Bomb Attack On Somalia Hotel - NPR

A crowd gathers near the Dayah Hotel after it was heavily damaged by bomb blasts on Wednesday in Mogadishu, Somalia. Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP hide caption. toggle caption. Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP. A crowd gathers near the Dayah Hotel after it was heavily ...and more »

Mogadishu attack: At least 21 killed after explosion outside hotel - CNN

Mogadishu, Somalia (CNN) Extremist group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for two explosions Wednesday that police say killed at least 21 people and rocked the Somali capital. At least 50 people were injured in the attack, said Capt. Abukar Osman with ...and more »

​Somalia: Twin car bombs strike hotel in Mogadishu - Garowe Online

MOGADISHU, Somalia- Twin car bomb blasts struck a hotel near Somali Parliament compound in Mogadishu on Wednesday morning, the second attack in the capital since the start of 2017, Garowe Online reports. Capt. Abdirisak Mohamed, a senior Somali police ...and more »

Mogadishu attack: Many dead after gunfire and explosion at luxury hotel in Somalia capital - The Independent

At least 13 people are reported to have been killed after militants set off two explosions outside a luxury hotel in Mogadishu and stormed the building. Heavy gunfire could still be heard inside the Dayah hotel in the Somali capital, the Associated ...and more »