Somalia: Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for car bombing that struck hotel

Posted on January 3, 2014 • Filed under: Africa, Tourist Killed, Tourist Warning, Tourists Attacked reported that Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for a deadly twin car bombing that struck a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia on New Year’s Day. A New Year’s Day twin car bombing at a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia killed 11 and injured at least 40 others. Somali police spokesman General Mohamed Yusuf Omar Madale announced “The death toll has hit 11 people, including three attackers and five security personnel, while the rest were civilians.” Read Article

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