Deadly Car Bomb Leaves Mangled Vehicles, Buildings Outside Mogadishu Hotel

Two explosions killed at least 23 people and destroyed vehicles outside a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, on October 28, according to reports. This attack came just weeks after another blast killed at least 10 and injured another 25 in the city.

Reuters, citing police, reported that one of the explosions was a suicide attack in which a car was driven into a hotel before it exploded.

A local journalist and AP reported that security forces were engaged in a firefight with al-Shabaab militants inside the hotel. Credit: Liban Abdi Ali/Somali National Television via Storyful