Posts Tagged ‘government troops’

AFP | June 21, 2011


At least six people were killed Tuesday when a minibus carrying civilians struck a roadside bomb in the Somali capital, witnesses said.


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The Washington Post, By Leila Fadel
April 18, 2011
For residents, it is not just a question of whether to fight, but how long they can survive. After living under siege for nearly two months, many are reaching their breaking point as Gaddafi escalates his attacks and supplies become ever more scarce. Lines for bread and gasoline go on for blocks. Sewage has seeped into the water system. Most of the city is run on generators or has no power. Cellphone service has been cut. (more…)

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By Ibrahim Mohamed and Abdi Sheikh

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Mortar attacks in Somalia’s capital killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens more on Friday, in the latest battle pitting Islamist insurgents against government and peacekeeping troops, witnesses said. (more…)

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By Nash Maulana

DATU PIANG, Maguindanao — Eight persons were wounded in crossfire during an encounter between government troops and Moro Islamic Liberation Front rebels near an evacuation center here on Friday evening, civilian and military officials said on Sunday. (more…)

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