U.S. Condemns Attack on Mogadishu Beach Restaurant
The United States has strongly condemned what it termed as the senseless and brutal attack on the Banadir Beach Restaurant at Lido Beach in Mogadishu on Thursday night.
“We extend our heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of those killed and express hope for a speedy and complete recovery of the wounded.”
“This attack once again exemplifies that innocent Somalis bear the brunt of al-Shabaab’s vicious attacks, but the terrorists will not succeed. The United States will continue to work with the people of Somalia, the Federal Government, and the Somali National Army to help them restore peace and security throughout the country.”
According to Somali police nine people have been confirmed dead including three attackers.