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WorldAt least 17 killed in bomb attack in Somalia capital

17:10  22 july  2019
17:10  22 july  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Suicide car bomb targets hotel in Somali port city, death toll may be high - police

Suicide car bomb targets hotel in Somali port city, death toll may be high - police A car bomb went off on Friday at a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayu where local elders and lawmakers had been discussing an upcoming regional election and was followed by gunfire, police said, adding that the death toll could be high. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least 17 people were killed when suicide attackers set off two car bombs at a hotel near the headquarters of Somalia ’s Criminal Investigations Department in Mogadishu on Friday, police said. “So far we have confirmed 17 civilians dead. They were traveling in public vehicles

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Two car bombs killed at least 17 people in Somalia ’s capital Mogadishu on Saturday, police said, two weeks after a huge truck bomb killed hundreds of civilians in the city. Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attacks on Saturday.

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least 17 people were killed and 28 others wounded when a bomb went off outside a hotel near the international airport in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Monday, medical officials said.

The Al Qaeda-linked Islamist group al Shabaab, which is trying to topple Somalia's weak U.N.-backed government, claimed responsibility for the attack.

The city's Madina hospital received 17 bodies and 28 people with injuries, 12 of them in a critical condition, said Mohammed Yusuf, the hospital's director.

Hotel attack leaves at least 10 dead in Somalia

Hotel attack leaves at least 10 dead in Somalia At least 10 people were killed and dozens injured in an attack on a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayo on Friday, according to police. Several gunmen stormed the heavily fortified Asasey Hotel in Kismayo, about 500 km south of the capital Mogadishu, after detonating a car bomb at the entrance gate, Somali police captain Mahad Abdia told CNN. Among the dead are a regional president, tribal elders and journalists, Abdia told CNN. Dozens of regional officials and MPs have been rescued, he said. Local officials and elders were meeting inside the hotel ahead of a regional election in August.

Gunmen stormed a restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu after a suicide car bomb attacker targeted the building. At least 17 people were killed in the attack . The armed group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack . Al Jazeera's Mereana Hond reports.

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least 17 people were killed when suicide attackers set off two car bombs at a hotel near the headquarters of Somalia 's Criminal Investigations Department in Mogadishu on Friday, police said. "So far we have confirmed 17 civilians dead. They were traveling in public vehicles

The blast went off at the first checkpoint on the road that leads to Mogadishu airport, said Farah Hussein, a shopkeeper who witnessed the attack.

Somalia has been riven by civil war since 1991, when clan warlords overthrew a dictator, then turned on each other.

At least 17 killed in bomb attack in Somalia capital © Reuters/FEISAL OMAR Workers are seen on a construction site as smoke billows from the scene of an explosion in Mogadishu

(Reporting by Abdi Sheikh and Feisal Omar; Writing by Duncan Miriri; Editing by Peter Graff)

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