Thursday, 25 November 2010

Ambulance service: 4,200 Somalis killed in 2 years

MOGADISHU, Somalia -- The only ambulance service in war-torn Mogadishu said Wednesday that more than 4,200 bystanders have died in warfare the last two years, and a U.S. group that works to prevent civilian deaths said Somalia is more dangerous for civilians than Afghanistan or Iraq.

The seaside capital sees frequent barrages of mortars, rockets and artillery shells fired between Islamist insurgents like al-Shabab and pro-government forces who protect the sliver of land controlled by the U.N.- and U.S.-backed Somali government. Read More

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UN: Starvation threatens 2 million in drought-hit Somalia

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