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Al-Shabaab rebels attack Mogadishu hotel

In November 2022, al-Shabaab rebels attacked a Mogadishu hotel used by Somali government officials

Last updated: one year ago

The attack, which lasted for 20 hours, killed eight civilians. In August 2022, three months after taking office, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud pledged "total war" against the Islamist militants following an attack on another popular Mogadishu hotel in which more than 20 people died.