Islamic extremist fighters – possibly from the Al Shabab terror group-- stormed a popular hotel in the Somali Capital Mogadishu Friday, trapping government officials inside the building, police said.
Witnesses reported hearing a large explosion and gunfire at the Maka Al Mukaram Hotel, Reuters reported.
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