At Least 10 Dead, 30 Injured After Mogadishu Hotel Seige Ends | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED X-Frame-Options: SAMEORIGIN

At Least 10 Dead, 30 Injured After Mogadishu Hotel Seige Ends

On February 1st, the siege at the Afrik Hotel in Mogadishu ended, with security forces taking the upper hand.

Islamist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the assault through their radio station.

The attack featured clashes with heavy gunfire, which followed a car bombing. The entire incident took longer than 7 hours.

Among those killed at the popular hotel was the well-known retired General Mohamed Nur Galal, said Somalia’s Information Ministry. Another general and more than 100 civilians were reportedly rescued during the siege.

According to various reports, anywhere between 9 and 17 people were killed, and at least 30 were injured.

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