Car Bomb Blast Killed 8 in Mogadishu Hotel Somalia
By the explosion of a car bomb at a hotel on a busy street in the Somalia’s capital Mogadishu least 8 people were killed and seven injured.
The number of victims may rise, said a spokesman for the ambulance service. The hotel Wehliye withstood the blast virtually unscathed, but a nearby house was severely damaged.
A few hours earlier, a minibus exploded at a police checkpoint in Mogadishu. Agents took the vehicle under fire when the driver braked. Who came to life with a miracle.
The radical Islamist movement Al-Shabaab has regular attacks in Mogadishu and other parts of Somalia under the control of the federal government.