13 killed as two car bombs hits Mogadishu

ANI | Updated: Oct 28, 2017 23:46 IST

Mogadishu [Somalia], Oct 28 (ANI): At least 13 people have been reported to be killed and more than 16 injured in two car bombings in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

According to media reports, a suicide car bomb exploded as it was driven into the front of a popular hotel, while a second blast was heard near the former parliament house, which had military personnel inside.

The al-Shabab terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack and said its fighters were still inside the hotel.

Gunfire could be heard inside the hotel and fighting was continuing inside, at the time of filling the report. (ANI)