5 June 2009

Somalia: Sporadic Fighting Continues in Mogadishu

Mogadishu — Sporadic fighting between government soldiers and Islamist forces is continuing in the Somali capital Mogadishu, witnesses said on Friday.

The fighting is continuing in parts of Yaqshid district where the government soldiers and the Islamists fighting against it have been fighting for the last three weeks.

At least four people have been killed in the latest fighting and twenty others have been injured.

The fighting has been continuing in Mogadishu for eight consecutive days and civilians born the brunt of it.

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