4 car bombs ex­plode by ho­tel in So­ma­lia’s cap­i­tal, killing 20

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MO­GADISHU, So­ma­lia – Four car bombs placed by Is­lamic ex­trem­ists ex­ploded out­side a ho­tel in the cap­i­tal, Mo­gadishu, Fri­day af­ter­noon, killing at least 20 peo­ple and hurt 17, po­lice said.

The sui­cide bombs det­o­nated near the perime­ter wall of the Sa­hafi Ho­tel, which is across the street from the So­mali Po­lice Force’s Crim­i­nal In­ves­ti­ga­tions Depart­ment, said Capt. Mo­hamed Hus­sein. So­ma­lia’s Is­lamic ex­trem­ist rebels, al-Shabab, claimed re­spon­si­bil­ity for the bombs.

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