Somalia’s al Shabaab kill four in attack on hotel in Puntland region
Somalia: Somalia’s al Shabaab militants stormed a hotel in Puntland’s commercial town of Bosasso, on Wednesday, killing four guards, while two of the attackers also died, a senior official said.
“Three al Shabaab fighters stormed the International Village Hotel this morning. Four guards and two of the attackers died in the fighting,” Yusuf Mohamed, the governor of Bari region, told Reuters.
“Fortunately, the attackers did not enter the rooms. The fighting took place inside the compound. A third fighter escaped and we are pursuing him. All the people in the hotel are safe.”