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Harakat al - Shabaab al-Mujahideen, more commonly known as al - Shabaab (/ælʃəˈbɑːb/; Arabic: الشباب, lit. '"The Youth"'), is a jihadist fundamentalist group based in East Africa.
Mogadishu , Somalia (CNN) An upscale hotel in Somalia 's capital Mogadishu is under siege after heavily armed gunmen overpowered security guards and The Al - Shabaab terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack , saying in a statement that their fighters conducted the raid as planned.
Security forces ended a deadly attack at a hotel inon Tuesday after a seven-hour battle that left at least three civilians and two soldiers dead.
The attack began when five heavily armed gunmen overpowered security guards and stormed the upscale SYL hotel, according to police and government officials.
Eleven people were injured, including two members of the country's security forces, police said.
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At least fifteen people died in a deadly Al - Shabaab attack in Mogadishu on Friday. The militant group targeted a popular hotel opposite the Presidential palace in Mogadishu but didn't achieve its target - Authorities in Somalia remain challenged by the militant group's guerrilla attacks .
Al - Shabaab militants have claimed responsibility for a weekend attack on a hotel in Mogadishu . At least 16 people were killed. That includes guards
The attackers, claimed by terrorist group Al-Shabaab, began shooting at responding Somali security forces, said police officer Ali Abdi.
All five attackers were killed in the firefight, officials said.
"The security forces have finally accomplished the operation they have been conducting in SYL hotel, the entire of the 5 attackers have been killed, (and) 5 people have been killed in the attack,"tweeted early Wednesday.
Dozens of people were evacuated from the hotel, he also said. The SYL is close to the presidential palace and is popular with Somali lawmakers and security officials, according to local police.
Hassan Ahmed, who was in a nearby building when the attack unfolded, told CNN he heard the sound of explosions coming from inside the hotel.
has claimed responsibility for the attack, saying in a statement its fighters conducted the raid as planned. CNN could not confirm the claim.
Police warned the death toll could rise.
Police in Argentina arrest 4 in killing of British tourist .
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Police in Argentina have arrested four men suspected in the killing of a British tourist who was shot during a robbery attempt, authorities said Monday. © Provided by Associated Press A police officer stands in front of the Faena Art Hotel in Buenos Aires, Argentina, hours after assailants trying to rob two British tourists shot and killed one of them and wounded the other, Saturday, Dec.