Suicide bombing targeting a hotel in central Mogadishu
NEWS ALERT Somalia: Terrorist attack in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu.
Several powerful explosions are reported near the Hayat hotel.
Published on 19.8.2022
The AA Journal reports: The hotel was stormed by Al-Shabaab militants according to eyewitnesses.
Several dead and injured.
Local media reports that Al-Shabab militants stormed the Hayat Hotel at the strategic K-4 junction in Mogadishu, capital of Somalia, where Somali intelligence chief Muhudin Warbac is located.
According to reports, there are casualties, including two security guards who reportedly suffered minor injuries. Security forces are fighting to retake the hotel from the militants.
According to local media, the intelligence chief was also injured in the attack.