Somalia: At least 20 killed in Mogadishu explosions, gunfire

Powerful blasts followed by heavy gunfire send plumes of smoke billowing into the air in Somali capital.

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    A bomb and gun attack have killed at least 21 people in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

    Witnesses say gunmen tried to storm a hotel when the bombs went off.

    Al Jazeera's Paul Chaderjian’s reports.


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