Posts Tagged ‘civilian casualty’

MOGADISHU — Fresh fighting broke out in Mogadishu on Friday as pro-government forces and their African Union backers continued an offensive against Al Qaeda-linked Shebab Islamists, sources said. (more…)

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Source: Government of Somalia

Date: 02 Feb 2011
(Mogadishu, February 2, 2011) -Initial findings of a government investigation into yesterday’s tragic shooting attack in Mogadishu suggest that one of the soldiers in the incident had accidentally discharged, and hit the victims. At least 17 innocent people lost their lives and more than 50 were injured in the tragedy. (more…)

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Date: 25 Jan 2011

Republic of Somalia
The Ministry of Information,
Posts & Telecommunications
Communications Office

This morning,four civilians were hurt at an incident in which an AMISOM soldier opened fire to disperse a crowd near their camp. The crowd gathered at a car accident nearby at KM4 area near the airport. (more…)

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BBC News

Israeli tanks have entered the northern Gaza Strip, sparking fighting that killed one Palestinian and injured two. (more…)

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New York Times
October 3, 2010
KABUL, Afghanistan

In the wake of charges from Afghan officials that civilians were killed in two attacks over the weekend, the American military apologized for one episode in which a child was killed and two other children wounded and said it was investigating the deaths of several civilians in the other episode.


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