Somalia: Heavy fighting between Government troops backed by African Union troops AMISOM and al-Shabaab islamist fighters killed 10 civilians in Mogadishu
Heavy fighting between the troops of the transitional government backing by the African Union troops AMISOM and Al-shabaab forces broke out in the several districts in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, killing more according to witnesses.
The sound of mortars could be heard in all directions of the Somali capital as the heavy clashes between the two sides continued overnight until Tuesday morning.
8 people were killed while 25 others wounded during the shelling and clashes between the two sides according to health officials and witnesses adding that most of the injuries were rushed to Medina hospital in Mogadishu.
Sources said that the fighting continued in several district in north and south of Mogadishu like: - Hodan, Hawl-wadag, Bondere, Abdalaziz, and Shibis pointing out that al-Shabaab fighters and AMISOM troops with government soldiers exchanged heavy gunfire.
Most of died and wounded people were civilians.