In this image made from video, people flee from the area as gunshots are heard, on a street near the Afrik hotel in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021. The hotel in Somalia’s capital has been hit by an explosion and an attack by gunmen, according to police. (PTI)
“So far three people, two of them civilians, and a security guard ware confirmed dead, but the death toll could be higher,” said Mohamed Dahir a senior official with with the national security agency.
Six civilians were wounded in the attack, he added.