The Somali presidential palace is under attack by Al-Shabaab militants, a spokesman for the terror group said.
"The militants have partly entered the presidential palace compound. There is periodic gunfire now," an official in the presidential palace who asked not to be named told Reuters. "I understand most attackers have been killed. No further details."
Al Shabaab confirmed they were involved. In a statement they said: "We have entered the so-called presidential palace. We have now captured some parts of the palace and fighting is still going on."
More top news
Demonstrators have blockaded the entrance tunnel to Heathrow Airport in apparent protest at plans to build a third runway.
A man was left red-faced after neighbours reported shouting and a woman screaming - which turned out to be his efforts to kill a spider.
A man who shot and killed his wife before posting a photo of her body - and a confession - to Facebook has been found guilty of murder.