Suspected al-Shabaab fighters storm the Villa Rose lodge, near the presidential palace, with explosives and weapons, police say.
Suspected al-Shabaab fighters have attacked a lodge utilized by authorities officers within the Somali capital Mogadishu, a police officer has instructed Reuters.
The attackers stormed the Villa Rose lodge, which is near the presidential palace, with explosives and weapons, mentioned Mohammed Abdi, the police officer on Sunday. It was not instantly clear what number of attackers there have been, he mentioned.
The state minister for the setting, Adam Aw Hirsi, wrote on Twitter that he was protected after a “terrorist explosion focused at my residence” on the lodge, the place many authorities officers keep.