Left Menu
Development News Edition

Casualties feared after explosion at hotel in Somalia's Kismayo

Devdiscourse News Desk | Kismayo | Updated: 12-07-2019 22:39 IST | Created: 12-07-2019 21:18 IST
Casualties feared after explosion at hotel in Somalia's Kismayo
Image Credit: ANI

There was a car bomb explosion at a hotel in Kismayo city of Somalia which was followed by gunshots, according to media reports. The attack at Asaseey hotel where elders and MPs were supposedly meeting has been claimed by al Qaeda affiliated Al Shabab militant group. There are dead bodies inside the hotel, according to unconfirmed reports. Earlier there were reports claiming that the attack has taken the life of Senator Ahmed Hashi but according to the verified Twitter account of a member of Somali Federal Parliament the senator was saved.

The port city of Kismayo is considered as a major source of revenue and one of the safest place in Somalia.


TRENDING

OPINION / BLOG / INTERVIEW

5G will be the key driving force for COVID-19 recovery: Here's how?

... ...

Canada’s COVID-19 pitfalls highlight need for integrated health information system

In the globalized world of today where outbreaks can spread far and wide within a matter of days, a global-level integrated health information system is ideal but Canadas provincial barriers show that the country lags much behind in deployi...

Pandemic must be impetus, not obstacle, for clean water access

To make matters worse, there are suspicions that the inadequacy of wastewater treatment methods in California, the rest of the USA, and indeed around the world may help to propagate the disease even more widely. ...

3D printing and the future of manufacturing post COVID-19

The on-demand, customizable, and localized manufacturing of product components facilitated by 3D printing has the potential to redefine manufacturing but there are certain technical, mechanical, and legal limitations that, unless ...

Videos

Latest News

Reuters Science News Summary

Following is a summary of current science news briefs. Back from the dead Stem cells give hope for revival of Malaysias extinct rhinosSome skin, eggs and tissue samples are all that remain of Malaysias last rhino, Iman, who died last Novemb...

Reuters Odd News Summary

Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.Big cats droppings help German circus weather coronavirus crisisOne creatures droppings can be anothers treasure, as Germanys Krone Circus is finding out during the new coronavirus pandemic....

Reuters Entertainment News Summary

Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. Is it a bird Is it a plane No, its Canadian Prime Minister Justin TrudeauCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to have his life story turned into a comic book, as TidalWav...

Trump plans campaign swing next week as counter to Democrats' convention

President Donald Trump is planning to visit four election battleground states next week as the Republican competes for attention with Democrats who will formally nominate Joe Biden as their presidential candidate.A source familiar with the ...

Give Feedback