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Monday, 27 July 2015 - 7:59
Somalia blast: Mogadishu hotel rocked by bomb
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At least 13 people have been killed and more than 40 others injured in a huge bomb explosion at a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

A lorry was used to attack the Jazeera Palace Hotel near the airport, and it was one of the worst scenes of destruction witnessed in Mogadishu.

Somali militant Islamist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack.

The al-Qaeda linked group said it was responding to assaults by an African Union force and the Somali government.

The blasts came as US President Barack Obama was leaving Kenya for Ethiopia, at the end of a trip during which he had discussions about dealing with the threat from al-Shabab.
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