MOGADISHU, Somalia -- Pro-government militias and Islamic insurgents battled in Somalia's capital Wednesday for a fourth day, as an insurgent leader vowed his forces would not relent until the government is overthrown.
Since the weekend, both sides have pounded the northern part of the capital, Mogadishu, with mortars and gunfire in the worst violence in recent weeks. The Elman Human Rights Organization said 135 civilians werekilled Exclusive Photo between Saturday and Monday. On Tuesday there was a lull in the fighting. The organization also said 27,200 people had fled their homes as between Saturday and Tuesday.
The renewed violence in the Horn of Africa nation pits pro-government fighters against those allied to Al-Shabab jehadist , an insurgent group seeking to overthrow the Western-backed government and establish an Islamic state. ..more..http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/05/13/AR2009051302188.html
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