28 October 2017 Mogadishu bombings

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An explosion from a truck bomb occurred on 28 October 2017 in Mogadishu. Later on there were two more explosions, one from a suicide bomber. These bombings killed at least 25 people and injured 30.[1][2][3]

The attack occurred when a suicide truck bomb was rammed into the Nasahablod Two hotel in Mogadishu.[4] At least 3 armed militants subsequently stormed the building afterwards.[5]

The Islamic militant group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack.[6]

See also


  1. ^ Press, Associated (2017-10-28). "At least 23 dead in bombing and gun attack at Mogadishu hotel". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-10-28.
  2. ^ "Hotel blast in Mogadishu leaves at least 19 Somalis dead and 30 hurt". NBC News. Retrieved 2017-10-28.
  3. ^ "At least 25 killed, 30 injured in car bombing of Somalia". Retrieved 2018-02-02.
  4. ^ "Deadly attacks rock Somali capital". BBC News. 2017-10-29. Retrieved 2018-02-02.
  5. ^ "Deadly double bombing strikes Mogadishu". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2017-10-28.
  6. ^ "2 dead, more than 8 wounded in Mogadishu hotel blast". ABC. 28 October 2017. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
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