Gunman stormed a popular beachfront hotel and restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu.
A suicide car bomber blew himself up after ramming the armed vehicle throw the front door of the restaurant. A second car bomb went off less than a half an hour later.
Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack that has left three people dead. Authorities say those figures are likely to rise.
The Beach View and Lido Sea Food restaurant were the targets of the horrific attack. Gunman are said to still be inside one of the restaurants.