Somali militant siege ends, at least 29 civilians dead

People stand near damaged buildings after a suicide car bomb exploded, targeting a hotel in a business center in Maka Al Mukaram street, Mogadishu, Somalia March 1, 2019. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Somali government troops shot dead three Islamist militants holed up in a building in central Mogadishu on Friday, police said, ending a day-long bomb and gun attack that killed at least 29 civilians. Islamist al Shabaab fighters launched the assault with a suicide car bomb outside the Maka Al-Mukarama hotel on Thursday […]

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