Somali Internal Security Minister calls citizens to confront Al Shabaab

Somali Internal Security Minister Abdirizack Omar Mohamed has called upon Somali nationals to confront armed group Al Shabaab.

Mr. Abdirizack who was speaking during his visit together with senior Somali Intelligence officials to Mogadishu Maka Al- Mukarama hotel also said that citizens should government war against armed group Al Shabaab.

Al Shabaab claimed attack on the busy hotel on Friday killed 20 people including senior government officials among them Somali ambassador to Switzerland Dr. Yussuf Bari Bari.

The government said new security regulations will be put in place to improve security in the capital Mogadishu which has experienced unprecedented wave of attacks from Al Shabaab.