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Islamic militant group al Shabaab attacks Somalia hotel, 15 dead – ABC News

Government officials were in the seaside hotel when militants attacked with a car bomb followed by gunmen who took hostages.

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Fifteen people are dead and more than 20 are being treated in hospital following a deadly attack by militants at a seaside hotel in Somalia.

  • Islamic militant group al Shabaab held hostages for nearly five hours
  • This is the second attack in Somalia’s capital in a week
  • Civilians have been killed in the attack

Militant group al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack on the Elite Hotel in Lido beach, in the capital Mogadishu on Sunday.
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