al- Shabab attack in Somali kills 15

  • On Saturday, a suicide bomber detonated an explosive-laden vehicle at the gate of a hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu and fired randomly killing at least 15 people and injuring over 20. Minister of State for Environment Burci Mohamed Hamza was also present in the hotel at the time of the attack. The attack is believed to have been carried out by at least 3 to 4 people. Al- Shabab, the armed group which frequently carries out attacks in the capital, has claimed the responsibility for this attack through social media.