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26 people killed, 56 injured in Terror Attack at The Asasey Hotel in Kismayo, Somalia

The death toll increases to 26 & 56 injured in the terror attack at the Asasey Hotel in Kismayo, Somalia. A police officer who was part of the rescue team said that the attack began when a car bomb exploded in a suicide blast at the hotel gate & an assault team of 4 attackers entered the premises, battled with security forces for 12 hours. There were 3 Kenyans, 3 Tanzanians, 2 Americans, 1 Canadian, 1 Briton among the dead.