11 November 2012

Somalia: Govt Soldiers Exchange Gun Battle in Mogadishu

Mogadishu — Heavy gun battle has erupted on Sunday in Somali capital Mogadishu as the federal MPs struggling to approve the newly formed 10-member cabinet ministers, proposed by Abdi Farah Shirdon, Somali PM.

Eyewitnesses said the violence sparked when government soldiers exchanged gun-fire at KM4 junction, a busy crossroad in the heart of Mogadishu, accusing unconfirmed losses. The skirmish caused over unknown circumstances.

Authorities in Mogadishu are yet to comment on the clashes.

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