7 killed in Somalia beach restaurant attack

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Mogadishu, Aug 26 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in a bomb and gun attack on a beach restaurant in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu, police said on Friday.

According to police, a car bomb exploded outside the Banadir Beach Club in the Lido area on Thursday night following which the gunmen then stormed the building, the BBC reported.

Security forces said they killed two attackers and arrested another after a six-hour operation overnight.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

–IANS

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