22 July 2009

Somalia: Warships And Helicopters Seen in Mogadishu And Merka

Mogadishu — Warships and helicopters have seperatly been seen hovering over the seaport of the Somali capital Mogadishu amd Merka, witnesses told Shablle radio on Wednesday.

Residents said they saw the warship in the the coast of Mogadishu seaport and helicopters flying over around the residences the port in Mogadishu.

On the other hand similar warship and helicopter have also been seen in Merka town about 111 kilometres south of the Somali capital Mogadishu.

Reports from Merka town in lower Shabelle region say that the residents could see a warship in the coast of the town and a helicopter revolving over the town on Wednesday morning.

People in the town expressed concern about the warships and helicopter in the air of the town.

It is unclear the aim of the warships and helicopters so far and their arrival comes as the French government said recently they it will take a militery action to free its citicizens abducted in the the Somali capital Mogadishu.

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