Somali soldiers stand near the wreckage of vehicles in Mogadishu, Somalia, after a car bomb detonated Saturday night.  Picture: Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP
Somali soldiers stand near the wreckage of vehicles in Mogadishu, Somalia, after a car bomb detonated Saturday night. Picture: Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP
Armed soldiers talk to each other in Mogadishu, Somalia, after a car bomb detonated Saturday night. Picture: Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP
Armed soldiers talk to each other in Mogadishu, Somalia, after a car bomb detonated Saturday night. Picture: Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP
Rescue workers stand near the wreckage of vehicles in Mogadishu, Somalia, after a car bomb was detonated. Picture: Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP
Rescue workers stand near the wreckage of vehicles in Mogadishu, Somalia, after a car bomb was detonated. Picture: Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP
A Somali police officer said security forces ended a night-long siege at a Mogadishu hotel by attackers who stormed the building after a suicide car bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the entrance gate. Picture: Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP
A Somali police officer said security forces ended a night-long siege at a Mogadishu hotel by attackers who stormed the building after a suicide car bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the entrance gate. Picture: Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP
A dead body is carried in Mogadishu, after a car bomb detonated Saturday night.  Picture: Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP
A dead body is carried in Mogadishu, after a car bomb detonated Saturday night. Picture: Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP
A Somali police officer said security forces ended a night-long siege at a Mogadishu hotel by attackers who stormed the building after a suicide car bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the entrance gate. Picture: Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP
A Somali police officer said security forces ended a night-long siege at a Mogadishu hotel by attackers who stormed the building after a suicide car bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the entrance gate. Picture: Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP
Somali soldiers stand near the wreckage of vehicles after a car bomb which was detonated  Saturday night in Mogadishu, Somalia. Picture: Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP
Somali soldiers stand near the wreckage of vehicles after a car bomb which was detonated Saturday night in Mogadishu, Somalia. Picture: Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP
A suicide car bomb exploded outside a popular hotel in Somalia's capital on Saturday, killing at least 10 people and wounding more than 11, while gunfire could be heard inside, police said. A second blast was heard in the area minutes later. Picture: Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP
A suicide car bomb exploded outside a popular hotel in Somalia's capital on Saturday, killing at least 10 people and wounding more than 11, while gunfire could be heard inside, police said. A second blast was heard in the area minutes later. Picture: Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP

Mogadishu, Somalia - A Somali police officer says security forces have ended a night-long siege by at a Mogadishu hotel by five extremist attackers who stormed the building after a suicide car bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the entrance gate on Saturday afternoon. 

The attack killed 23 people.

Capt. Mohamed Hussein said that troops regained control of the hotel on Sunday morning, having killed three attackers and captured two alive.

AP