Soldiers patrol outside the Hayat Hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia on Saturday after an attack by Islamic militants left 20 dead. Photo: AP
Soldiers patrol outside the Hayat Hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia on Saturday after an attack by Islamic militants left 20 dead. Photo: AP
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Somali forces end 30-hour hotel attack by al-Shabab militants that left 13 civilians dead

  • At least 13 civilians have been killed and dozens wounded since militants from the al-Qaeda affiliate unleashed a gun and bomb attack on the Hayat Hotel on Friday
  • This was the biggest attack in Mogadishu since Somalia’s new President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud took office in June

Soldiers patrol outside the Hayat Hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia on Saturday after an attack by Islamic militants left 20 dead. Photo: AP
Soldiers patrol outside the Hayat Hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia on Saturday after an attack by Islamic militants left 20 dead. Photo: AP
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