And the Nasa-Hablod hotel was targeted just past year, when al-Shabaab gunmen stormed the building, killing at least 14 people and injuring another 25.
Following the blasts yesterday, witnesses reported hearing gunfire at the Nasa Hablod Hotel 2 which was sealed off by security forces with gunmen believed to be inside. Two more blasts were heard in the area, with one reported as a suicide bombing.
Police said earlier a suicide auto bomb had been rammed into a hotel and a former government building had been attacked.
According to Somali national news agency (SONNA), former MP Abdinasir Garane and former police commissioner of Daynile district Mohamed Yusuf were among the dead.
Al-Shabab, Africa's deadliest Islamic extremist group, quickly claimed responsibility for Saturday's attack and said its fighters were inside the hotel.
"I think they were al-Shabab fighters who were trying to storm the hotel", he said, lying on a hospital bed.
"Most people fled the hotel through a back door but some are still trapped inside", said Mohamed Dek, who was escaped the hotel after the initial explosion.
Police Colonel Mohamed Abdullahi says the bomber stopped outside the heavily fortified hotel and pretended to fix the vehicle before finally turning it around and detonating.
It has not commented on the massive attack two weeks ago; experts have said the death toll was so high that the group hesitated to further anger Somali citizens as its pursues its insurgency.
The United States under President Trump has made a renewed push to defeat the Shabab, Somali-based militants who have terrorized the country and East Africa for years, killing civilians across borders, worsening starvation and destabilizing a broad stretch of the region.
The Somali government blamed the October 14 blast on al-Shabab, but no group has claimed responsibility. Security forces cordoned off the area.
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Tipperary is not included in the list of counties with high-wind warnings, neighbouring counties Clare, Cork, and Waterford are. Check in with the website and follow the progress of Storm Brian live as it hits Ireland and Kilkenny this weekend.
Incidentally, Parasakti was a film that was penned by DMK leader Karunanidhi, which had late Shivaji Ganesan in the lead role. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has told Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to "interfere" in the Tamil film " Mersal ".
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Poor mental health causes up to 300,000 people to leave their jobs every year, according to a review called " Thriving at Work ". Under the Equality Act (2010), your employer has a legal duty to make "reasonable adjustments" to your work.
Bruce Paddock has previous convictions for vandalism, criminal threats and theft, NBC reported, citing court records. Police say the alleged offences all occurred in an eight-month period, between January 1 and August 30 in 2014.
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The United States and North Korea have always been engaged in back-and-forth barbs over the latter's threat of a nuclear attack. The U.S. wants North Korea to understand that there is a "different path it can choose", Choi said.
The President, no stranger to conspiracy theories himeslf, may also have a personal interest in some of the released documents. At the weekend, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter he did not plan to stand in the way of the scheduled release.
Angle, who won a wrestling gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, will star in WWE for the first time in 11 years. Tonight, Balor will get a chance to beat his most prestigious foe in 2017, as he will face off against AJ Styles .
Demonetisation: Nov 8 is 'anti black money day'
He also quoted a recent International Monetary Fund report that projected India will achieve an eight per cent growth rate soon. Jaitley also hit out at the Congress over its plans to observe the day because the demonetisation decision was "ill conceived".
Switch Now Has GameCube Controller Support
If there were to be a new Smash title in the future, it would certainly be a good idea to have the controller support ready. To use a GameCube controller , simply connect it to the Switch's dock and pair it by hitting your L and R buttons.
Kenya: 3 Ask Supreme Court to Stop Poll
The court hearing will occur even though Kenya's interior ministry has declared Wednesday and Thursday to be public holidays. Khalifa said the three want elections postponed until the electoral commission can deliver a credible vote.
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Damon, who worked closely with Weinstein on movies such as Good Will Hunting , says working with the Weinstein was "intimidating". Paltrow is one of dozens of actresses who've come forward in recent weeks with stories of sexual misconduct involving Weinstein.
UCL: Man City beat Napoli, extend winning run
De Koster added: "He can't expect to win the Ballon d'Or at the moment, he's still far from footballers like Messi and CR7". If we don't play good we can not beat that team, it's impossible. "There's nothing wrong, after one minute then it's over".