Popular hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, attacked.

After detonating a car bomb at the security gate of the popular Dayah Hotel, terrorists entered the hotel and opened fire. At least 4 security guards and 11 civilians were killed and 51 people were injured. The terrorist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility.
A second massive car bomb exploded after ambulances and journalists arrived at the scene, leaving at least four reporters wounded.

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