MADRID, November 27 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The terrorist organization Al Shabaab has claimed an attack launched this Sunday against a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, of which the victims are still unknown.
Somali security sources have confirmed to Garowe On Line, an “attack in progress” at the Vila Rose hotel, very popular with members of the Somali Parliament.
According to these sources, which have confirmed the presence of Al Shabaab militants, the civilians and officials have been evacuated and now the security forces are trying to neutralize the assailants.
Also in the last few hours, the country’s Secretary of State for the Environment, Adam Aw Hirsi, has announced on his Twitter account that he has escaped unharmed from a bomb attack near his home in the Somali capital.
These incidents occur after the Somali Army, with the support of the United States, has increased the pace of its operations against the jihadist group, one of the most fearsome in Africa, within the “total war” declared by Somali President Hassan. Sheikh Mohamud.