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Mogadishu hotel attack

Published 1:37 PM ET, Fri March 27, 2015
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Security guards stand at the Makka Al Mukarama hotel, which was the site of a car bomb and gunbattle Friday, March 27, in Mogadishu, Somalia. Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the deadly attack. Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images
An injured youth is carried away from the scene of the attack. Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images
A man stands near the wreckage of the vehicle that carried the bomb, which was detonated at the hotel's gate. Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP
An injured man is carried away from the scene of the attack. Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images
Security personnel stand guard at the hotel, which is popular with lawmakers, journalists and businesspeople. Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images
A wounded man after the bombing. Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP
An injured man is lowered onto a stretcher. Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images