Somali Military court acquits seven officers on SYL hotel attack

Somali military court has acquitted seven security officers after no sufficient evidence was found in connection to SYL hotel attack.

Suicide car bomb attack on January this year was targeted at Turkish delegation meeting the SYL hotel a head of President Raccip Tayyip Erdogan second visit in the country.

Two Somali security officers and the suicide bomber were killed in the incident.

Somali military court has at the same time delayed the case of four other offices suspected in facilitating the attack.

The military court often carries out sentences and executions mainly targeting armed group Al Shabaab.