Female suicide bomber kills scores in central Mogadishu hotel

Dozens of people including two members of parliament have lost their lives while scores of other people were wounded in a suicide attack in central hotel in Mogadishu.

Former MP Salat Jelle has told Dalsan about the attack saying female suicide bomber was responsible for deadly attack.

He said the woman blew up herself up in the entrance of the mosque immediately after the prayer.

β€œThe woman blew herself at the entrance as congregation was moving out,” he said.

β€œI counted five dead bodies with my eyes,” he added.

Credible sources have also confirmed to Dalsan that two members of parliament are dead while other two cabinet ministers were wounded including deputy Prime Minister who is nursing slight injuries.

Al Shabaab militant group has claimed the responsibility of the attack.