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China strongly condemns attack in Somalia

english.news.cn    2015-07-28 09:48:00     huaxia

At least 15 people were killed and several others injured Sunday in a hotel blast in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said.

  Photo taken on July 26, 2015 shows the Jazeera Hotel after a suicide attack in Mogadishu, Somalia. At least 15 people were killed and several others injured Sunday in a hotel blast in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said. (Xinhua/Faisal Isse)

  BEIJING, July 27 (Xinhua) -- China on Monday strongly condemned a terrorist attack in Somalia in which a security guard at China's embassy was killed and three embassy staff wounded.

  China was greatly shocked by the attack and strongly condemned it, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang, referring to a suicide attack to Jazeera Palace Hotel at around 4 p.m. local time on Sunday in Mogadishu, which killed more than a dozen people and injured others.

  The six-story luxury hotel in the Somali capital houses some embassies and hosts high-level government meetings.

  Lu expressed deep condolences to the victims and their families.

  China has lodged representations in Mogadishu and Beijing. The Somalian side said it would take all necessary measures to treat the wounded and ensure the safety of China's organizations and people in Somalia.

  The Foreign Ministry will pay close attention to the local situation, strengthen security and protect the safety and interest of Chinese organizations and people in Somalia, Lu said. Embassy staff have moved to a safer place.

  The attack came a day after the murder of a Somali lawmaker in Mogadishu, among a string of security incidents that hit the capital. Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility.

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  MOGADISHU, July 26 (Xinhua) -- At least 15 people were killed and several others injured Sunday in a hotel blast in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said.

  Police officer Abdulle Mohamed said a suicide bomber detonated his car at the gate of Jazera hotel that is located near Mogadishu international airport. He said most of the deceased are civilians whose bodies have been pulled out from the rubble.Full Story

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  China strongly condemns attack in Somalia

  English.news.cn|2015-07-27 14:11:47| Editor: huaxia

At least 15 people were killed and several others injured Sunday in a hotel blast in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said.

  Photo taken on July 26, 2015 shows the Jazeera Hotel after a suicide attack in Mogadishu, Somalia. At least 15 people were killed and several others injured Sunday in a hotel blast in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said. (Xinhua/Faisal Isse)

  BEIJING, July 27 (Xinhua) -- China on Monday strongly condemned a terrorist attack in Somalia in which a security guard at China's embassy was killed and three embassy staff wounded.

  China was greatly shocked by the attack and strongly condemned it, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang, referring to a suicide attack to Jazeera Palace Hotel at around 4 p.m. local time on Sunday in Mogadishu, which killed more than a dozen people and injured others.

  The six-story luxury hotel in the Somali capital houses some embassies and hosts high-level government meetings.

  Lu expressed deep condolences to the victims and their families.

  China has lodged representations in Mogadishu and Beijing. The Somalian side said it would take all necessary measures to treat the wounded and ensure the safety of China's organizations and people in Somalia.

  The Foreign Ministry will pay close attention to the local situation, strengthen security and protect the safety and interest of Chinese organizations and people in Somalia, Lu said. Embassy staff have moved to a safer place.

  The attack came a day after the murder of a Somali lawmaker in Mogadishu, among a string of security incidents that hit the capital. Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility.

  

Editor:Yu Liang