Al-Shabab attack on seaside restaurant in Mogadishu leaves at least 10 dead

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The wreckage of Vehicle and motorbike destroyed in the car bomb attack. Photo credit: Hiran Online.

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) At least 10 people were killed and 15 others wounded after Al-Shabab militants attacked on a seaside restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday evening.

Al-Shabab armed group has claimed the responsibility for the attack, according to the group’s military operations spokesman, Abdiasis Abu Musab.

The attack began 6:30pm (local time) with a powerful suicide bomb followed by heavy gunfire.

The Banadir, the attacked restaurant on Thursday is located in Lido beach of Mogadishu.

In January this year, the militants carried out a similar attack on the Lido beach, leaving at least 20 dead.

Al-Shabab was pushed out of Mogadishu in 2011, but the militants continue their deadly attacks in the capital.

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