Somalia hotel siege ends, 14 dead: government

March 28, 2015 11:57 PM

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Somalia hotel siege ends, 14 dead: government

MOGADISHU: A hotel siege by al Shabaab militants in the Somali capital has ended and the final death toll from the attack stands at 14, a senior government official said on Saturday.

Al Shabaab fighters blasted and shot their way into the popular Hotel Maka Al Mukaram on Friday afternoon, trapping many government officials.

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