Two vehicle bombs exploded near the Sahafi Hotel and the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) on Friday afternoon, before a third bomb, placed in a three-wheeled "tuk-tuk", exploded on a busy street near the hotel. "The death toll is sure to rise", Ali Nur, a police officer in the city, told Reuters.
The al-Shabaab terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attacks, which took place during the afternoon rush hour on a busy street near a checkpoint that controls access to Mogadishu International Airport, reports Efe news.
"Four militants who attempted to enter the hotel were shot dead by our police and the hotel guards", police captain Mohamed Ahmed told Reuters.
China scolds United States over presence in South China Sea Kissinger said he is pleased to meet Xi in China again at a critical moment when Sino-U.S. relations have entered a new stage. Yang insisted that Chinese people have freedom of religion, and that "foreign countries have no right to interfere".
The suicide bombs detonated near the perimeter wall of the Sahafi Hotel, which is located across the street from the Somali Police Force's Criminal Investigations Department, said Capt. Mohamed Hussein.
"I saw nine dead bodies along the road and they were civilians, some of them riding on rickshaws when the blasts occurred".
"There was chaos after the blast. Abdifatah Abdirashid, the hotel owner, and three of his bodyguards died", Abdiqani said.
The militant group al-Shabab, which has waged an insurgency for more than 10 years, said it carried out the attack.
No group immediately claimed responsibility, but Islamists from the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab group have mounted regular attacks in the capital.
However, the Sixers reportedly made the deal with the expectation that Butler will re-sign with the franchise next Summer. Moreover, Butler should bring a sense of intensity and veteran leadership that Philadelphia has lacked since last season.
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Michael Ballack believes Maurizio Sarri has finally found the key to unlocking Chelsea's attacking qualities this season. It was the former Arsenal forward's header that sealed Chelsea's 1-0 in the Europa League against Bate on Thursdsy.
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She and her husband grabbed their dog, jumped in their pickup truck and drove through flames before getting to safety, she said. Right now, 500 firefighters are working to put out the conflagration, with support from 100 other law enforcement officials.
Those sets can be found at the show's home base at Melody Ranch in Santa Clarita and have not been impacted by the fire. Paramount Ranch was purchased by Paramount Pictures in 1927 and the old western town was to be used as a "movie ranch".
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To make their unusual bionic mushroom a reality, global scientists printed an "electronic ink" containing graphene nanoribbons. It was like a needle sticking into the cyanobacteria cells to find its electrical signals, Mannoor said.
One of the victims, 75-year-old Joyce Fienberg, grew up in Toronto and had ties to the city's Jewish community. The Twitter account was a protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban, which targeted refugees .
Hamilton is hoping he can bounce back to competitiveness this weekend, after two races in which Mercedes have struggled for pace. The turnaround is so short, you start preparing for your next season often as soon as the season is done.
After flames ripped through the town Thursday, Paradise (population 27,000) has been declared nearly a complete loss. All of the above fires are developing so rapidly that there's very little reliable details about them online.
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The Iceland Christmas Advert Has Been Banned
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