23 November 2012

Somalia: Govt Soldiers Exchange Gunfire, Two Killed

Mogadishu — Somali government soldiers have exchanged a heavy gunfire in Mogadishu, killing at least two combatants while others injured, reports said on Friday.

Friday gunfire happened at Suq-Bo'le village in Mogadishu's Dharkenley district, when soldiers tried to remove an illegal checkpoint placed by another soldiers under the Somali government, according to witnesses who spoke with Shabelle Media Network.

The latest reports in the areas say that the situation returned normal after more another government troops had intervened to the warring sides.

It is not the first time that government soldiers disagreed and exchange deadly gunfire in Mogadishu, Somalia capital since Al shabab fighters pulled out of the city last year.

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