Somali president condemns Al-Shabaab attack on hotel in Mogadishu.
In a statement posted on his Facebook page, the Somali president said that terrorists want to harm the Somali people
“I offer my condolences to the people of Somalia on the deaths of our citizens who were ambushed by terrorists at one of the hotels on Lido Beach in Mogadishu,” the Somali president said.
He added that Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo “The main objective of the ambush terrorists is to discourage the Somali people who are recovering from difficult circumstances.”
“It is a fact that their plan is to harm every Somali through some misguided Somali youth.”
He concluded by saying, “I pray for the speedy recovery of all citizens injured in this terrorist attack, and I call on the public to stand by their brothers and sisters who have been harmed by the terrorists.”