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By: Abdi Sheikh

MOGADISHU, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Fighting in Mogadishu during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan has so far been some of the worst in 20 years, killing 32 civilians in four days this week, a human rights group in the Somali capital said on Thursday.

The Elman Peace and Human Rights Organisation said 18 women and seven children were among the dead, and that 82 civilians were wounded between Sept. 5-8 as Islamist insurgents battled the U.N.-backed government and African Union (AU) peacekeepers. (more…)

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