Terrorists have taken control of a Hayat Hotel in the Somalia capital Mogadishu on Friday, August 19. Several explosions and gunfire were heard outside the building. Social media posts show smoke billowing from the hotel and gunfire sounds. No other details or possible casualty reported yet.

"The Police Forces are conducting an operation at Mogadishu’s KM4 and Hayat hotel where terrorists attacked". "Police cordoned off the area as the security incident continues", said State Media Special correspondent to Somali, Nasra Bashir Ali.

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