Jordan denounces terrorist attack on hotel in city of Kismayo, Somalia


Published: 2019-07-13 14:07

Last Updated: 2019-07-13 19:52

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates

The Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, condemned on Saturday, July 13, 2019, the terrorist attack that targeted a hotel in the port city of Kismayo, Somalia.

At least 12 people were killed and more than 30 injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by Al-Shabaab militants on a popular hotel in southern Somalia, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported.

Spokesman for the Ministry, Sufian Qudah, reiterated Jordan's solidarity with the government and people of the brotherly Republic of Somalia in the face of terrorism and violence aimed at harming the security, safety and stability of the country.

Qudah expressed his sincere condolences to the victims and wished the injured a speedy recovery, affirming Jordan's firm stance that rejects the various forms of violence and terrorism which target everyone without any discrimination between religion or race.