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Restaurant Siege In Somalia Ends With At Least 31 People Killed

It took hours for Somali soldiers to reclaim the pizza place from militants, who took hostages and killed many of the patrons. The attack claimed by al-Shabab opened with a bombing on a nearby hotel.

Somali soldiers reclaimed the blasted and bloody remains of a popular pizza joint early Thursday, ending a nightlong siege that left at least 31 people dead in the country's capital, according to local police. News reports quoted Capt. Mohamed Hussein

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