Al Shabaab car bomber targets hotel in Somali capital, at least 10 dead

June 1, 2016 5:46 PM

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MOGADISHU A suicide car bomber crashed his vehicle into a gate outside a hotel frequented by lawmakers in the centre of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday and the attack was followed by gunfire, killing at least 10 people, police said.

Al Qaeda-affiliated al Shabaab militants quickly claimed responsibility for the attack on the Hotel Ambassador.

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