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Shabaab took credit for yesterday's suicide assault on a hotel in Mogadishu that killed more than 30 people, including seven members of parliament. Hundreds of Ugandan troops have arrived in Mogadishu to boost the African Union forces.
A Shabaab suicide assault team killed 28 people, including 6 lawmakers and five soldiers, in an attack on a hotel in Mogadishu. Twenty-five people were killed in clashes between government forces and Islamist fighters in Mogadishu. Shabaab took control of a radio station in the capital.
Ten Shabaab fighters, including three Pakistanis, two Indians, an Afghan, and an Algerian, were killed in an explosion at a safe house in Mogadishu. Three people were killed in fighting in Puntland between Shabaab and security forces. Shabaab burned 500 bags of grain stored at a World Food Program warehouse.
Three Hizbul Islam fighters, two soldiers, and two civilians were killed during clashes in Mogadishu. Three civilians at a refugee camp in Mogadishu were killed in a mortar exchange. Hizbul Islam imposed a curfew in Afgoi.
Fifteen people were killed during clashes between Hizbul Islam and government forces in Mogadishu. The new mayor of Mogadishu said NGOs are enemies of Somalia as they are spreading false reports about the security situation.
South Africa may send peacekeepers to join African Union forces in Mogadishu. The pro-Islamist Hawiye clan condemned the assassination of a member of a peace council and requested that Hizbul Islam find the murderer.