23 dead, more than 30 wounded in Mogadishu hotel attack

By ABDI GULED The Associated Press
This article was published October 29, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.

MOGADISHU, Somalia -- A suicide truck bomb exploded outside a popular hotel in Somalia's capital on Saturday, killing at least 23 people and wounding more than 30, and gunfire continued as security forces pursued other attackers inside the building, police said. Two more blasts were heard, one when an attacker detonated a suicide vest.

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