News Update: Somali Militants Kill At Least 31, Including Legislators, in Mogadishu Hotel Attack
VoiceofAmericaNews.com reports that Somali officials are reporting that up to four legislators may be dead after suspected Islamist militants killed at least 31 people, including six parliament members, at a hotel in Mogadishu. The country's ministry of information suspects al-Shabab, an anti-government Islamist group, is behind the attack. An official statement reported that the gunmen entered the Muna Hotel Tuesday morning dressed in government security garb. The gunmen then shot at civilians and detonated a bomb.
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