Somalia: Fighting leaves 18 dead, dozens wounded

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February 20, 2011
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"Heavy fighting between Islamist militants and government forces in Somalia's capital has left 18 people dead and dozens wounded, medical officials said Sunday. 'The fighting is huge and is marked by heavy exchange of artillery,' said Ali Musa, a head of a Mogadishu ambulance service. Of the 36 reported wounded, 11 were hurt when an artillery shell hit their bus near Mogadishu's Bakara Market." (02/20/11)  

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