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At least 7 dead in Somalia hotel attack

Jul 13, 2019 - 9:29 AM

The attack is claimed by Al-Shabaab militants, an Al-Qaeda-linked group

Somalia Shabaab hotel attack leaves at least 10 dead

Jun 02, 2016 - 5:40 PM

UPDATED Gunmen launch an hours long assault on the Ambassador Hotel in the heart of Somalia s capital

A man runs from the scene of a terror attack at the Ambassador Hotel, after a car bomb exploded on June 1, 2016 at a top Mogadishu hotel that houses several MPs, killing several people, and followed by a gun battle. Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab group was chased out of the capital Mogadishu in 2011 but remains a dangerous threat in both Somalia and neighbouring Kenya, where it carries out frequent attacks. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB