Al-Shabaab which is employing the same tactic in almost all its attacks used a car laden with explosives which rammed into the entrance door of the Nasahablod Hotel. After the explosive attackers entered into the hotel and started shooting randomly.
Somali Special Forces unit ‘Danab’ responded to the attack ending the siege and killing all the attackers as confirmed Somali minister of security Abdirzak Omar Mohammed.
Those injured were rushed to Mogadishu hospitals for treatment.
At least 16 people killed and 24 injured in Mogadishu hotel attack Tuesday
The twin blast claimed by Al-Shabaab comes as the country marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and just few days ago after the militants conducted another similar attack at Ambassador Hotel which is blocks away from the Tuesday target.