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Police Kill All Militants Who Attacked Villa Rosa Hotel in Mogadishu

Somali police killed all the militants who attacked Villa Rosa Hotel in Mogadishu on Sunday evening.

The terrorists targeted the hotel, which is quite popular with politicians and government officers at 8pm on November 27.

They then laid siege to the hotel for over 16 hours.

On Monday evening, security officers finally succeeded in getting back control of the hotel after killing all the six militants who were responsible for the initial attack.

Reports show that the militants had killed eight innocent civilians and one soldier.

Five others were injured before security forces regained control.

Sadik Duudishe, a police spokesperson, confirmed that security agents successfully rescued 60 people from the siege at the hotel.