Wednesday, March 19, 2003

SOMALIA: Ceasefire again violated as fighting resumes in Mogadishu
NAIROBI, 19 Mar 2003 (IRIN) - Heavy fighting has again broken out in the Medina district of Mogadishu, according to sources in the Somali capital.

The fighting pits militias loyal to faction leader Muse Sudi Yalahow against those led by his former right-hand man, Umar Mahmud Muhammad Finish. The clashes, which began on Tuesday, continued on Wednesday. At least 10 people have been killed and scores wounded, Medina resident Mahmud Abdi told IRIN.

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