Gunmen ‘storm hotel at beach following explosion as bomb rocks city’

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A hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, is reportedly under siege by armed gunmen who stormed the building moments after a bomb rocked the city, it has been reported.

Gunmen raided the beachfront Elite Hotel in Liido Beach in Mogadishu, on Sunday after a car bomb was detonated at the front of the building.

Witnesses told Reuters a "blast" was heard before gunfire rang out and "clouds of smoke" could be seen across the sky.

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