Somali security officials who responded to the attack say four militants entered the hotel and went to the roof, firing on people down below. "Government officials and security forces are always in the hotel", he told Reuters.
Abdulkadir Abdirahman, director of Mogadishu's Aamin ambulance service, earlier said his team had recovered 10 bodies and 40 wounded.
Former Somali lawmaker Abdi Barre Jibril said most of the people killed were passersby or passengers in buses or rickshaws.
"Most of these people were civilians and almost 20 of them died in minibuses that were passing by the road when the blast occurred", he added.
A witness told Voice of America the front of the hotel building was destroyed in the attack.
The militant Islamist group al Shabaab, linked to al Qaeda, claimed responsibility for the attack on the Hotel Sahafi, which is near the headquarters of Somalia's Criminal Investigations Department (CID).
But they still control parts of the countryside and attack government, military and civilian targets, seemingly at will, in Mogadishu and regional towns.
Speaking on the Today Show , he said Khalif's auto contained gas cylinders and it is believed he meant to cause an explosion. He died in hospital. "The guy was out of control so I just went into action mode and tried to swipe him with the trolley".
It will use a 24 megapixel (MP) selfie camera and have rear 12MP + 5MP AI dual-cameras, all from Sony. That's because it's actually transparent, giving you a direct look onto the internals of the device.
"I am surprised how he has adapted if I think back to the first month, but not if I think of the last two months". The England global has been in fine from this season with three goals and three assists in the Premier League .
That fire grew more than 20-fold in about six hours just before it overtook the town of Paradise , home to about 27,000 people. The two fires, the Woolsey and the Hill fires, had caused the evacuation of 250,000 in Southern California, Cal OES said.
Those sets can be found at the show's home base at Melody Ranch in Santa Clarita and have not been impacted by the fire. Film shoots included The Love Bug, Norbit, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Lake House , and American Sniper .
Kelsey Merritt walks the runway during the 2018 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Pier 94 on November 8, 2018 in New York City . At the after-party for the 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show , for example, Hadid wore another sheer, metallic dress.
Defending champion Branden Grace is also on three under, while Rory McIlroy is eight strokes off the pace after a one-under 71. Oosthuizen looked to be struggling after a double-bogey on the eighth hole saw him turn at one under-par for the round.
She and her husband grabbed their dog, jumped in their pickup truck and drove through flames before getting to safety, she said. Los Angeles Fire Department Public Information Officer Erik Scott says the blaze has destroyed or damaged many buildings.
A few months before they actually won the World Cup, England produced perhaps their best performance of the Clive Woodward era. The name of Hillary, who died in 2008, has extra resonance for the All Blacks .
He told them cutting off support could jeopardize cooperation on counterterrorism and reduce American influence with Saudi Arabia. The Houthis have also been accused of firing Iran-made missiles into Saudi Arabia and at coalition ships.
The three teachers responsible, Jacy Douglas, Tracey Jones, and Karen Moon, saw that their students connected to J.K. Which doesn't make much sense if she's meant to be a witch in her 20s or 30s in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts film.
Meghan eventually wore a tiara with platinum and diamond which was designed by Queen Mary, the current queen's grandmother. The insider revealed Meghan has clashed with Prince William's wife, Kate Middleton over the treatment of the palace staff.
See ya, CC: 2019 to be last season in majors
The Yankees now have three surefire rotation members heading into next season: Luis Severino , Masahiro Tanaka and Sabathia. Cashman repeated he intends to trade pitcher Sonny Gray , just 15-16 since NY acquired him from Oakland in July 2017.
US, China can expect frank talks on sea clashes: ambassador
Wang said China stood ready to work with the United States to remove disruptions, build trust and prepare fully for the meeting. Defence Secretary James Mattis and Chinese Minister of National Defence Wei Fenghe were also present at the press conference.
Diego Luna to star in "Star Wars" TV series
Something to look forward to: We've known for a while that Disney's streaming service is arriving next year. Beyond that , we've heard about a few other shows in the works which will most likely appear on Disney +.
Thousand Oaks shooting: hero witness recalls shooting
About 18 months ago, Don and Effie MacLeod heard "an bad argument" and what he believes was a gunshot from the Longs' property. Witnesses said he wore something like a ski mask as he opened fire in the packed club at around 11.20pm on Wednesday evening.
Lewis Hamilton threatens to quit over F1 controversy
Tyres, today was still sort of OK but ours looked pretty bad. "So it's going to take everything and more [to beat them]". Esteban Ocon and Sergio Perez took 10th and 11th, although 0.2s off the cars directly ahead.