Armed men lay siege to hotel with bombs and guns in Somalia

November 1, 2015 5:11 AM

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Nairobi, Kenya (CNN)Gunmen stormed a popular hotel in Mogadishu on Sunday after opening their attack with multiple blasts, Somali officials said.

Many civilians died in the attack, they said. But they did not give a death or injury toll, and the siege was ongoing in the morning hours, as Somali special forces moved in to fight the militants.

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