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At Least 6 People Lost Their Lives in the Gun Attack, Bombing At Mogadishu Hotel

According to the police officer at the scene, at least six people lost their lives when the gunmen break in a hotel in the capital of Somalia after exploding a car bomb outside the building on Friday. They also had a gun firing with the security forces. Dozens of people were injured. The death toll is sure to rise.

The exchange of gun fire at the Makka Al Mukarama hotel in Mogadishu were still going on between the security forces and the assaulters.

The responsibilities for this attack had been claimed by the Islamist militant group Al Shabab.

The attack began when a car bomb exploded at the entrance of the hotel, as said by the witness Aden Hussein, was meters away from the hotel at the time of blast. He added that the gunmen then went inside the hotel, firing at the people with bullets.

One of the gunmen who had wore a belt with explosives, blew himself up inside the hotel, which caused a number of casualities.

The hotel is situated along the highway which leads to the country`s presidential palace, and is famous with lawmakers, business people and journalists.

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David Nataf started his career as co-founder of Net Development, a leading French web integrators, employing 80 people. After the merger of Net Development with Reef publisher, David joined the law firm, Jean-Pierre Millet, with the defense of computer attackers and victimes specialty ("hackers") in cases between different organizations such as NSA or other members of the international interception 'Echelon' network from the UKUSA treaty or the US Air Force. He is the author of several books on information warfare, consultant for the European Parliament as an expert in computer security (SSI) and electromagnetic signals intelligence (SIGINT). David Nataf successively launched several start-ups of the Internet in the field of paperless technologies termination of contracts online ("resilier.com"); online subscription to early stage fundraising foreshadowing the model will retain more later the platform "gust.com", or free roaming mobile operators (MVNO). Given his specialty at the cross road of anti computer crime legal advising, Internet technology, media and anti-propaganda operations, David has naturally become an actor's influence on the Web, working for a think-tank representing french defense and Aerospace. He is architecting crypto farms and masternodes for cryptocurrencies in Asia and Israel technological parks. He graduated in Law from the Faculty of Paris, is a passionate graduated gemologist by Gemological Institute of America "GG", Gemmological Association of Great Britain "Cert-Ga", practical daily triathlon.

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