At least 20 killed in suicide bomb attack in Somalia’s capital
Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for attack near same hotel affected by deadly 2015 strike
Islamic extremists detonated four bombs outside a hotel in the capital of Mogadishu on Friday afternoon, killing at least 20 people and injuring 17, said police.
After the three explosions in front of the hotel, a fourth blast hit as medics attempted to rescue the injured.
The suicide bombs detonated near the perimeter wall of the Sahafi Hotel, which is across the street from the Somali Police Force’s Criminal Investigations Department, said Capt. Mohamed Hussein.