Cloud of smoke above hotel in Mogadishu
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Footage shows moment after Mogadishu explosion

Social media footage shows the moment after an explosion at a hotel in the centre of the Somali capital Mogadishu.

At least 10 people have been killed and 50 injured in the attack on the Ambassador Hotel on Maka al-Mukarama Street.

Witnesses said gunmen entered the hotel after setting off a car bomb at the gates outside.

The al-Shabab militant group was quick to say it was behind the attack.

Tom Donkin reports.

  • 01 Jun 2016
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