Medeshi At least 15 people are reported dead after Al Ahabaab attacked Sahafi hotel on Sunday morning. An army general and an MP are said to to be among the dead .
The attack happened after a suicide bomber ramped a vehicle into the building causing massive explosion that killed more than a dozen people.
Army Gen. Abdikarim Dhagabadan who led the forces that drove Al Shabaab from Mogadishu was killed in the attack . Abdirashid Shire who was the owner of Sahafi hotel was also killed in the attack.
Abdi Mohamed Abtidon , a prominent Somali Lawmaker is among the dead after the attack .
Al Shabaab have claimed responsibility of the attack.