Large Blast at Mogadishu Hotel as Suicide Car Bomber Hits

January 22, 2015 4:05 PM

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A suicide car bomber blew himself up at the gate of a hotel which was being used by a delegation of Turkish officials Thursday in Somalia's capital, killing three Somalis and shattering windows.

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, speaking in Davos, Switzerland, said three Somalis were killed in the attack. The blast came one day before Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives in Mogadishu. Erdogan denounced the attack during a speech he delivered at Addis Ababa University in Ethi...

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