At approximately 1545 local time (1245 UTC) on 21 February 2023, members of the al-Shabab militant group launched an assault on the residence of a senior Somali National Army commander, located near the popular Lido beach in the Abdiaziz district of the capital Mogadishu. The assault began with a suicide bombing before al-Shabab gunmen stormed the home. As of last report, security personnel were engaging the assailants at the site. Information regarding injuries or deaths has not emerged so far. Local media report that Somali soldiers injured during fighting in the Hiran region are being housed in the building.