Suicide bombing targets Somali officials in hotel: police

February 20, 2015 11:19 AM

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MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A car bomber rammed the gate of a hotel in the center of the Somali capital on Friday where some ministers and lawmakers had gathered, and a suicide attacker then blew himself up inside the compound, police officers said.

Ambulances wailed as they raced to Central Hotel and a huge plume of smoke rose above the coastal city. It was not clear if anyone was killed but police said at least one lawmaker was among those injured.

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