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Somalia Villa Rays attack: At least four dead in hotel siege

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Somali forces are battling to regain control of a hotel seized by militants in the centre of the capital, Mogadishu, on Sunday evening.
Published 2 months ago · Mogadishu, Somalia

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Eight civilians dead as Somalia hotel siege ends: Police

The attack by the Al-Qaeda-linked insurgents began around 8:00 pm (1700 GMT) on Sunday in a hail of gunfire and explosions, as they besieged the Villa Rose hotel which is frequented by parliamentarians and other government officials.

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2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Somali forces on Monday were still trying to flush out armed assailants who attacked a hotel in the capital Mogadishu, killing at least four people, according to residents.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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One member of the security forces also died in the attack

2 months ago·India
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4 Dead In Hotel Siege In Somalia: Report

At least four people were killed in an ongoing attack by Al-Shabaab militants who laid siege to a popular hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu overnight, a security agency official told AFP on Monday.

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Somali forces storm hotel held by extremists, free 60 people

All 6 attackers – who had been holed up in the building for 18 hours after killing 8 civilians and trapping dozens more – died in the operation, police say.

2 months ago·Hong Kong
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