Posts Tagged ‘war veterans’

Islamist insurgent group al-Shabaab and its ally Hizbul Islam have been battling to remove President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, who came to power earlier this year as part of a UN-backed peace process.

“Up to 12 disabled former national army officers died in last night’s shelling in residential areas,” government spokesman Sheikh Abdirisak Qelow Darwishta told reporters in Mogadishu.


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