On 20 February 2015, Al-Shabaab militants launched a surprise attack on the Central Hotel in Mogadishu, where various Federal Government of Somalia officials had gathered for Friday prayers at the compound's mosque. Between 11 and 25 people were killed, including the suicide bomber, local deputy mayor and two MPs. The Federal Cabinet subsequently announced the formation of a security committee to probe the circumstances surrounding the attack, as well as a ministerial committee to follow up on the situation. Security forces thereafter apprehended a number of suspects, and deployed more police and soldiers onto the city's main roads.

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  • On 20 February 2015, Al-Shabaab militants launched a surprise attack on the Central Hotel in Mogadishu, where various Federal Government of Somalia officials had gathered for Friday prayers at the compound's mosque. Between 11 and 25 people were killed, including the suicide bomber, local deputy mayor and two MPs. The Federal Cabinet subsequently announced the formation of a security committee to probe the circumstances surrounding the attack, as well as a ministerial committee to follow up on the situation. Security forces thereafter apprehended a number of suspects, and deployed more police and soldiers onto the city's main roads. (en)
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  • Location of Mogadishu in Somalia
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  • 2015-02-20 (xsd:date)
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  • 11 (xsd:integer)
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  • Suicide bombings, shooting
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  • On 20 February 2015, Al-Shabaab militants launched a surprise attack on the Central Hotel in Mogadishu, where various Federal Government of Somalia officials had gathered for Friday prayers at the compound's mosque. Between 11 and 25 people were killed, including the suicide bomber, local deputy mayor and two MPs. The Federal Cabinet subsequently announced the formation of a security committee to probe the circumstances surrounding the attack, as well as a ministerial committee to follow up on the situation. Security forces thereafter apprehended a number of suspects, and deployed more police and soldiers onto the city's main roads. (en)
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  • 2015 Central Hotel attack (en)
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