Feb 21, 2007

Highest Level of violence yet in Mogadishu

Update: anger is mounting in Mogadishu over the shelling of Monday night.

Violence in Mogadishu reached its highest level yet as unknown militiamen fired mortars into Ethiopian and government position. Ethiopian and Gov. forces retaliated with heavy artillery killing 10 people and wounding 100 more. It seems things are getting out of hand quickly.

In another news, the minister of information rejected the National Security Services’s interference with freedom of the press. The TFG imposed, rather naive, conditions on the reporting of the thee FM radios.

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