Dozens dead as Somalia siege ends with all extremist attackers killed, after bombings and day-long battle

//Dozens dead as Somalia siege ends with all extremist attackers killed, after bombings and day-long battle

Dozens dead as Somalia siege ends with all extremist attackers killed, after bombings and day-long battle

A nearly day-long siege in the heart of Somalia’s capital ended with all of the al-Shabab extremist attackers killed, police said Friday, with the total the death toll of at least two dozen expected to climb.Captain Mohamed Hussein said that an operation to clear the besieged buildings had begun, with bodies found. Two of the dead were soldiers, he said.He put the total death toll at 24, although other sources said 29 had died.The overnight attack began with a pair of car bombs exploding in a…

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