At least 20 killed in blasts by ex­trem­ists out­side ho­tel

Las Vegas Review-Journal - - WORLD -

Four car bombs claimed by Is­lamic ex­trem­ists ex­ploded out­side a ho­tel in the cap­i­tal, Mo­gadishu, on Fri­day af­ter­noon, killing at least 20 peo­ple and in­jur­ing 17, said po­lice.

Af­ter the three ex­plo­sions in front of the ho­tel, a fourth blast hit as medics at­tempted to res­cue the in­jured.

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.

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