At least 7 killed in bomb, gun attack on Somalia hotel  Daily Nation

A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle loaded with explosives into the popular hotel in Kismayo.

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A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle loaded with explosives into Medina hotel in Kismayo.A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle loaded with explosives into Medina hotel in Kismayo.

At least 7 killed in bomb, gun attack on Somalia hotel - Daily Nation

A car bomb went off, followed by gunfire on Friday at a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayo, where local elders and lawmakers were meeting to discuss an upcoming regional election, police said. A Somali-Canadian journalist was among those killed, Mogadishu-based Radio Dalsan tells CBC News.A car bomb went off, followed by gunfire on Friday at a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayo, where local elders and lawmakers were meeting to discuss an upcoming regional election, police said. A Somali-Canadian journalist was among those killed, Mogadishu-based Radio Dalsan tells CBC News.

Al-Shabab spokesman says the group was behind a car bomb blast and gunfire at the hotel in the port city of Kismayo.Al-Shabab spokesman says the group was behind a car bomb blast and gunfire at the hotel in the port city of Kismayo.

Several killed in bomb, gun attack on Somalia hotel: officials | Somalia News | Al Jazeera

The attack happened as regional politicians discussed elections in the southern port of Kismayo.The attack happened as regional politicians discussed elections in the southern port of Kismayo.

Kismayo attack: Several dead as gunmen storm Somali hotel - BBC News

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Nicholas Keung 姜巧樂 on Twitter: "RIP @HodanTV an inspirational young #Toronto woman from #Somalia, who wanted nothing more than peace for her people and worked to spread positive stories about her homeland and her community!! My condolences. She was killed today in an #AlShabaab attack.… https://t.co/54P6cFFv9s"

“According to @Reuters Al Shabaab says it was behind a suicide bomb attack in Kismayu, Somalia. Fighting is still going on.”

Alex Ashlock on Twitter: "According to @Reuters Al Shabaab says it was behind a suicide bomb attack in Kismayu, Somalia. Fighting is still going on."

““Tribal elders are capable of bridging the trust deficit between the Somali government and Al Shabab - and they might be the only chance left for peace” @warsame101 https://t.co/MjkqneX0fs”

Moulid Hujale on Twitter: "“Tribal elders are capable of bridging the trust deficit between the Somali government and Al Shabab - and they might be the only chance left for peace” @warsame101 https://t.co/MjkqneX0fs"

An explosion took place at a time when local elders were meeting with lawmakers, a Somali police officer has said as quoted by Reuters. An explosion took place at a time when local elders were meeting with lawmakers, a Somali police officer has said as quoted by Reuters.

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Suicide car bomb targets hotel in Somali port city, followed by gunfire: police