Al Shabaab Storms Hotel After Bombing a Park in Mogadishu
“At least nine people were killed when fighters from the Somali Islamist group al Shabaab set off a car bomb at the gate of a popular park and near a hotel in the capital, sending a plume of smoke above the coastal city.
Police Major Ahmed Abdullahi said he counted at least nine dead, and 30 others were injured. He said three attackers were shot dead by police. ‘The area is secured,’ he told Reuters.”