At least five and six other got injured after a car laden with explosives exploded in Makkah Almukarramah Hotel in Mogadishu.
Unconfirmed reports state that among those got injured is Yussuff Baribari, representative of the Republic of Somalia to the United Nations Office in Geneva.
Reports also indicate that the explosion which carried out by suicide bomber followered by gun men who intered the hotel and they are still on the top of the building and inside the hotel.
Security forces and Amisom troops are trying to take the control of the hotel this curtailed the movement of people and public vehicles .
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Friday’s assault, but the town has several attacks from Al-Shabab fighters.
The casualties may increase as there is fighting inside the hotel.
Goobjoog News will keep you posted for any further details about the attack.