At least a dozen people have been killed in a car bomb attack near Somalia's defense ministry compound in Mogadishu
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The attack started on Friday night when the militants detonated a car bomb at the gate of Hotel Maka Al-Mukarrama.
The success of the militants in penetrating the highly-guarded compound was in itself a troubling achievement.
Shabab have carried out a string of high profile attacks in Mogadishu this year, including against the presidency, parliament and intelligence HQ.