Footage Shows Aftermath of Mogadishu Hotel Attack

StoryfulPublished: July 1, 2017
Published: July 1, 2017

Militants from the Islamic group Al-Shabaab stormed the Mogadishu SYL hotel in Somalia on Friday, February 26, killing nine and wounding as many as 21. Four militants and a suicide bomber were killed as police brought the siege to an end, according to reports. The militants had detonated a car bomb at the gates of the Somali Youth League hotel before entering the grounds of the hotel and opening fire.Al–Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack later on Friday, according to the BBC. This video, captured the day after the attack, shows the scene near the SYL hotel in Mogadishu.

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