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Somalia: 10 people killed after heavy clashes in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia Feb 20 2012 (Garowe Online) – At least 10 people were killed and 20 injured when clashes sparked late Sunday night and continued on till the next morning, Radio Garowe reports.

The fighting began in the district of Karaan near the street which links Mogadishu and Afgoye. The fighting took the lives of 4 civilians and injured more than 20, after artillery had missed the target and hit civilian homes.

People in the area of the Karaan were paralyzed with fear after heavy artillery was being fired back and forth one resident of the district Mohamed Ismail told Garowe Online, “Last night our neighborhood was shelled many times, two people in my family were killed.”

Unconfirmed reports say that AMISOM and TFG troops fired artillery that had killed some civilians in Sunday night’s clashes.

At least 6 other TFG and AMISOM troops were killed in the clashes and 15 others were injured. The injured were rushed to nearby hospitals were they are being treated.

The clashes come after allied forces operating in southern Somalia have forced Al Shabaab out of many strongholds in southern Somalia. In past weeks Al Shabaab have attempted to and carried out attacks in the capital as the fight against the terrorist organization intensifies.

GAROWE ONLINE
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