According to the associated press, on the afternoon of August 16 local time, a bomb blew up the security door of the elite hotel in Somalia. Later, the shooters rushed into the hotel and kidnapped the hostages, most of them young men and women dining in the hotel. At least 10 people have been killed in the attack, according to a Somali police officer. At present, government security forces are confronting extreme armed elements in the hotel, killing two attackers. Military vehicles have surrounded the hotel. Security forces have rescued more than a dozen people and tried to stop the attackers from reaching the top of the hotel.