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Friday, January 22, 2016

Photos: At least 20 dead in Al-Shabaab terror attack on a Mogadishu beachfront restaurant

At least 20 people died when Al-Shabab suicide bombers and gunmen have attacked a popular seafront restaurant and cafe in the Somali capital, Mogadishu on Thursday, Somali police said

Mohamed Moalimuu( in bandages) a former BBC Correspondent was wounded. Freelance journalist Hussein Mohamed lost three of his classmates (pictured) Mohamed Dek Shurie (on bloodied shirt) survived. A mother and her baby were among the dead. Three members of a family(pictured together) Abdikani Kheyre 24, his sisters Fardosa, 22 and Naimo, 15 died in the attack.


According to reports, a car laden with explosives rammed into the Beach View Hotel on Lido beach after which several al-Shabab fighters opened fire at the hotel.
"After the blast, I saw at least four armed men run into the hotel, shooting everyone inside and around the hotel," Mustafa Elmi, a Lido beach visitor, told DPA news agency.
"I managed to escape with minor wounds, but there were people who were shot dead on the spot," he added
A second explosion hit the nearby Lido Seafood restaurant, where several gunmen were reportedly holed up.
"The lights at Liido Seafood have just been switched off. Heavy gunfire is now ongoing," Abdirizak Mohamud, a freelance journalist at the scene, told Al Jazeera.
The terrorists engaged in a gun battle with government security forces trying to force flush them out. Captain Mohamed Hussein who spoke from the scene of the attack said that the security forces finally took control of the restaurant just befor dawn.
"The operation ended at 3 am last night and at least 19 civilians were killed," police officer Osman Nur said
Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack in a broadcast on its radio late on Thursday.

photos of the victims...

 
 
 
 

72 comments:

Flawless Ricko said...

Gud tin bring fought good fortune, bad time bring baddest fortune..choose wisely

Y.F.C. Omrex said...

Observed, its another one, with all humility and honesty I have feelings for Linda Ikeji and would sincerely wish to meet her in person this year as part of my resolution.

Anonymous Personified said...

OMG!
Terrorism has taken over.

BONARIO NNAGS said...

May their souls rest in peace.


. ~BONARIO~says so via NOKIA LUMIA

Flawless Ricko said...

Gud tin bring fought good fortune, bad time bring baddest fortune..choose wisely because wat u do today will surely payy u back tomorrow.. RIP

Akachi chidi said...

Ewwww MG...Believe

Oshios Baba said...

Very sad, evil pple everywhere God help us all ...

Psalmuelle aka Samstone. said...

These people have so much pleasure in terrorism. God help us.

#LIB ADDICT#

YOUNGBUHARI said...

R.I.P to the dead. God when will all these things end? Na wa

JAYZSBOSS said...

What's going on

Wilheminna Moses said...

Too bad
May their souls Rip

Prisca Chijioke said...

Muslim are our problem in dis world

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Eze Tony said...

What in the world will motivate a man to comfortably take another man's life if not the devil...God help us all

OMIDAN ABBY said...

These muslims tho..
May God forgive y'all

Pesin Pikin said...

Sad...May they all R.I.P.

Luciana Chinda said...

Why are they killing innocent people anyhow. There is God oooooooo. May the souls of the dead ones rip

Muna said...

What the hell?

THELMA BLACK said...

So sad... these militants are so heartless

Solomon Chukwuka said...

Bad blood

Faith said...

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osondu arinze said...

Uwa nacho ikpu

Ndubisi Tochukwu said...

Na craze world we dey...craze world

Juliet Iwuno said...

OMG! Dis is so sad! May their souls rest in peace. Linda take note!

Ichebi Christian said...

I am not surprised

BeBe Carter said...

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freeborn zinalima said...

Oh God what are you waiting for to wipe this monsters and Muslims.
If you ask me the gain this wolf get in killing innocent civilian i will tell you to ask them because no gain..
Mohammed the terrorist and pedophile this is what you cause it will never be well with you the more in hell.















#sad indeed

freeborn zinalima said...

Oh God what are you waiting for to wipe this monsters and Muslims.
If you ask me the gain this wolf get in killing innocent civilian i will tell you to ask them because no gain..
Mohammed the terrorist and pedophile this is what you cause it will never be well with you the more in hell.















#sad indeed

Barth Olisa said...

Someday you guys will get tired.


Bliss n blossom 2016

sanrock said...

God help us in this fight against terrorism.....RIP to the dead

ahabike daniel said...

Lord mercy

Adaobilinda her sexcellency said...

Suicide bomber terrorising everywhere...

Isaac Akemhe said...

sad

preshlight (chioma okoye) said...

Nawao

Jenny Duby said...

Nawa o..#LindaConfirm

Achi Izuegbunem said...

Evil People...Killing people as if they were flies....

Joan Odibendi said...

Na wa o

alan blessing said...

Am suspecting the silence of Boko harm...our forces should b vigilant o..m feeling like they want 2 change d way they attack but God in HIS infinite mercy will see us Tru IJN...long Live PDP,Long live Nigeria

Amazon Queen said...

God have mercy

Nseabasi Ekpo said...

so sad

Nseabasi Ekpo said...

so sad

Nseabasi Ekpo said...

so sad

Unique Treasure said...

RIP... Crisis everywre
















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Nseabasi Ekpo said...

so sad

udeh martha said...

RIP to the Dead.

Michelle Ojong said...

Hmm, Somalia is seriously becoming a hot zone.

El Fidel said...

Eternal war zone

chioma jacinta said...

* it's well*

omotola ojuade said...

Lord have mercy protect your children frm the workers of evil, order our steps, be our shepard. RiP to all the faithful departed linda post o

omotola ojuade said...

Lord have mercy protect your children frm the workers of evil, order our steps, be our shepard. RiP to all the faithful departed linda post o

Anonymous said...

WHY? these were fellow muslims...muslims are the ones to stop theses evil animals

omotola ojuade said...

Lord have mercy protect your children frm the workers of evil, order our steps, be our shepard. RiP to all the faithful departed linda post o

Andy sneh said...

I can't deal with all this. God Pls do something.

Ogbewe Godfrey said...

So sad, rip

NaijaDeltaBabe said...

It is well


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Eric Nesty aka LIB'S FINEST said...

Eyha R.I.P to dem...


#FINEST

golda awosika said...

Dos places re hot zones ryt nw






#*karlishah*

Eddy Ogbunambala said...

May their souls rest in peace

kene2chukwu said...

which kind religious believe of killing human is this.....RIP

Jamila Shaibu said...

Eyahhhh...that's so sad!!




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Vivian Reginalds said...

RIP
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Miriam Aguzie said...

Hmmmmm!#Lindangwanu#

Angel Makiz said...

lord have mercy....angelmakiz@yahoo.com

Miriam Aguzie said...

Smh#Godhelpusooo#Lindangwanu#

Rapuluchukwuifenineadigomma kingsley Wenceslaus said...

God pls be with us o. RIP.

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Linda's pearl said...

Wen would dis stop, E be lyk say we go divide this world very soon. The terror is gettin too much

uche ekwulugo said...

RIP to dem


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temitope faizat said...

So sad may their soul rest in peace

Charles Okafor said...

Rip.. Dis is so sickening... Dis piple... GOD pls help us....











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Di Mateo Xavie said...

God have.mercy

micheal effiom said...

Ok

izy 2 nv said...

AND WHAT RELIGION AGAIN PROVIDES A SPACE IN ITS BOOKS FOR THIS BARBARIC ACT?

OSINANL said...

Lol...