President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud promises to eliminate "ruthless" Al Shabab terror group, in his first address to the East African country since the deadly hotel siege left 21 people dead and more than 100 wounded.
"Security forces have ended the siege now and the gunmen are dead," says a security official, after Al Shabab terrorists stormed Hayat Hotel, leaving some 20 people dead and sparking a 30-hour standoff with government forces.
Al Shabab militants stormed Hayat Hotel in Mogadishu, killing at least 20 people and injuring 40 others, engaging in an hours-long exchange of fire with Somalia's security forces.
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