Somalia: 15 people died, Al-Shabaab shut-down 10 TB-healthcare centers 8 Sep 8, 2010 - 6:17:20 AM
At least 15 people have been killed, 30 others injured after fighting between Al-shabaab and Somali government backed by AU/AMINOM erupted in Somali capital of Mogadishu on Monday Night, Radio Garowe Reports.
Al-shabaab spokesman Abdiaziz Ab-Muscab claimed the victory over the clashes and he told the Media that his group killed 10 government soldiers and seized the government bases North of Mogadishu.
“Last night we seized government/AMISOM bases, now we are willing to take over Shangaani region were government forces are controlling now,” Ab-Muscab said.
However, the spokesman of the ministry of the information of the Somali government denies the statement adding that the government troops are still controlling the bases.
Meanwhile, Somali insurgent group, Al-shabaab has closed-down TB-healthcare centers in Bakool and Juba region.
The group closed over 10 hospitals that were sponsored by World Vision in many part of the city.
Somali insurgent group, Al-Shabaab now control large swaths of the country over which the weak, Western-backed central government has limited control. Al-shabaab have been fighting since 2007 to impose Islamic law.