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Heavy Fighting Breaks Out In Mogadishu

June 02 2011


At least two people have been killed in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, reports London-based Mareeg.

Heavy fighting took place Thursday between the transitional government forces and Al-Shabaab fighters, said witnesses.

Civilian casualties mounted on Thursday, with AFP reporting 17 dead.

Al-Shabaab reportedly attacked the African Union mission and government bases near the former Defense Ministry building.

Separately, Al-Shabaab said that a suicide bombing on Monday that...

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