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113 Civilians Killed in Mogadishu

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12 May 09 | AWC News

Thousands flee Somali capital amid renewed violence.

The Elman Human Rights Organization says that 113 civilians have been killed in Mogadishu in the past three days, as the ongoing violence between the government forces and the al-Shabab led insurgency escalated. Government officials condemned the insurgents as “anarchists,” and the United Nations slammed them as “irresponsible” for refusing to back what they called “a legitimate, internationally recognized government.”

The group said roughly 10,000 civilians fled the capital today alone, joining another 17,200 who had fled their homes since Saturday. >>>


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13 May 2009 at 5:33 am

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