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20 Killed in Al-Shabab Attack on Mogadishu Hotel

Somali security forces have ended the deadly siege of a hotel by the militant al-Shabab group in the capital city.   The takeover of the Maka al-Mukarama Hotel in Mogadishu ended early Saturday. Somali information Minister Mohamed Abdi Mareye said government forces retook the hotel at around 8:30 a.m. Saturday Mogadishu time (0530 UTC). He told reporters 20 people were killed, including soldiers, hotel security guards, six civilians and all six attackers, while another 28...

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