Somalia forces end extremist siege of hotel, 15 killed

June 2, 2016 8:34 AM

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MOGADISHU, Somalia – Officials say Somali security forces have ended a siege by extremist gunmen which killed least 15 people, including two members of parliament, at a hotel in the Somali capital after an all-night gunfight.

Capt. Mohamed Hussein, a senior Somali police officer, said Thursday that nine bodies were removed from the hotel after troops killed the last remaining assailants.

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