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March 31, 2007

Civilian deaths mount in Mogadishu

Filed under: Uncategorized — barabie @ 9:01 pm

Violence has continued in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, for a third day, in what the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has called “the worst fighting in more than 15 years”.
Corpses lay in the streets on Saturday, as ongoing fighting and mortar fire made it difficult to retrieve bodies or tally the dead.
Residents said hundreds were believed to have been killed across the city of one million people.
“We don’t know where to go. We are trapped in our houses and dead bodies are lying in the street,”


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