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Twin blasts hit Mogadishu hotel, several journalists injured: AFP

January 25, 2017

Two car bomb explosions rocked a Mogadishu hotel on Wednesday morning, leaving at least four journalists injured who had rushed to the scene after the first blast, according to an AFP reporter at the scene.

The attack targeted the popular Dayah Hotel, located near the parliament and state house and is the latest in a series of car bomb explosions in the Somali capital.

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