5 September 2009

Somalia: Heavy Shelling Injures About 10 in Mogadishu

Somalia — MOGADISHU (Sh. M. Network) - at least 10 people have been injured after heavy shelling started in parts of the Somali capital Mogadishu, witnesses told Shabelle radio on Saturday.

Reports say that some of the mortar shells landed in the neighborhood of 5-ta Ged in Hawl-wadag district in the capital where at least 6 people wounded.

People say there could be other casualties.

Residents in around the areas where mortar shells landed like Bakara market had expressed concern about the heavy weapons started in Mogadishu on Saturday morning.

All the wounded people were civilians and taken the emergency traffic and rushed to hospitals in the capital.

There is no comment about Saturday's shelling in Mogadishu so far as the situation returned normal.

We shall keep updating you for any further details about the news

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