20 People being Held Captive in Mogadishu following Suicide Bomb Attack

  • At least 20 people are being held as hostages at a restaurant in the capital of Somalia by gunmen. This was preceded by a suicide bomb attack whereby a bomber hit a building next door flush with a car. The militants executing said attack are supposed to belong to an Islamist group named al Shabaab. Police have now cordoned off the entire district around the Pizza House outlet in Mogadishu. The building subjected to suicide bomb attack is Posh Hotel.

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