Americans Among 26 Killed in Attack on Somali Hotel

At least 26 people are dead, including two Americans, after Islamic militants stormed a Somali hotel.

The attack spanned all night at a hotel popular with foreigners and politicians in the southern city of Kismayo.

56other people were injured in the attack.

Officials say the Al Shabaab militants used a suicide car bomb destroyed the gate before gunmen entered the building.

Troops battled with the gunmen for hours before all of them were ultimately killed.

All of this comes as Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabaab tries to gain control of the country.

This is only the latest in a series of deadly attacks.


Source: NewsNet | Americans Among 26 Killed in Attack on Somali Hotel