A car bomb exploded at the entrance of the Nuur Doob Hotel in the Somali town of Jowhar, near the capital city of Mogadishu.
The car was loaded with explosives was driven to the entrance the hotel and detonated. The popular hotel is frequented by politicians.
Multiple deaths and scores of people where injured in the explosion.
The Islamist terrorist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack.
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