At least 12 people killed after Al-Shabab attack hotel in northeastern Kenya

A general view shows the destruction following an attack at the Bisharo lodging by Islamist militants from the Somali group al Shabaab in Mandera, Kenya, October 25, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer
A general view shows the destruction of the hotel. [Photo: Reuters]
Mandera-(Puntland Mirror) At least 12 people have been killed in an attack in a hotel in Mandera town of northeastern Kenya by Al-Shabab militants.

Al Shabaab’s spokesman for military operation, Abdiasis Abu Musab, claimed responsibility for the attack, saying their militants had targeted non-Muslims and killed 15 people, Reuters news agency reported, citing the spokesman.

Earlier this month, Al Shabaab killed six people as a work site in Mandera area.

Since Kenya deployed its forces into Somalia in 2011, the Al-Shabab armed group has carried out a serious of deadly attacks on Kenya.

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