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Islamists attack Somali hotel, killing at least 29, police say

Islamists attack Somali hotel, killing at least 29, police say

An Islamist attack on a hotel in Mogadishu ended on Sunday after 29 people were killed during a siege lasting nearly 12 hours, police said. The attack proved once again that insurgents can carry out deadly assaults in the heart of the Somali capital. Twin bombings in Mogadishu two weeks ago killed more than 350 […]

October 29, 2017 | By | Reply More
Kenya Red Cross: 22 dead in upscale mall attack

Kenya Red Cross: 22 dead in upscale mall attack

Sep 21, – Gunmen threw grenades, fired automatic weapons and targeted non-Muslims at the upscale Westgate mall in Kenya’s capital on Saturday, killing at least 22 people and wounding dozens more, a Red Cross official and witnesses said. Police blamed the attack on terrorists. Kenyan military and police surrounded the mall, which had been hosting […]

September 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Witness: Kenya attackers targeting non-Muslims

Witness: Kenya attackers targeting non-Muslims

Sep 21, – A witness to the attacks at Nairobi’s upscale mall says that gunmen told Muslims to stand up and leave and that non-Muslims would be targeted. Elijah Kamau said Saturday that attackers with AK-47s and grenades made the statement about Muslims as they began their attack at the Westgate shopping mall in Kenya’s […]

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