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    An explosion rocked a hotel in the central part of Somali's capital Mogadishu, media reported on Saturday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the BBC, the explosion that hit the Naso Hablod hotel has been followed by gunfire. No information about the victims of the suspected al-Shabab jihadist group attack was reported at the moment.

    Somalia has been mired in an armed conflict with Islamist militants for two decades.

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