An assault on a hotel in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, resulted in the deaths of at least eight individuals. An official from the security services has stated that militants from the Al-Qaeda affiliate known as Al-Shabaab attacked a hotel in Mogadishu. The official with the security agency claims that the battle between the armed individuals and the security forces has been going on since the evening before last. Additionally, the source claims that noises of gunfire and bomb blasts have been heard in the region this morning. The security official is quoted as saying that the forces had safely evacuated a large number of citizens who were trapped within the building, as reported by the news agency. It is important to remember that in the year 2020, terrorists affiliated with al-Shabaab carried out an attack on another hotel in Mogadishu, which resulted in the deaths of 16 people.