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10 killed as Somali forces end hotel siege in Mogadishu
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10 killed as Somali forces end hotel siege in Mogadishu
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Mogadishu, Dec 11 (TIWN) The death toll from Tuesday evening's attack on a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu has risen to 10 while 11 others were injured, police confirmed on Wednesday.

The attack began when five heavily armed gunmen overpowered security guards and stormed the upscale SYL hotel, according to police and government officials.
Eleven people were injured, including two members of the country's security forces, police said.
The attackers, claimed by terrorist group Al-Shabaab, began shooting at responding Somali security forces, said police officer Ali Abdi.

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