Friday, October 29, 2010

Photo Story: Battle for Mogadishu escalates : Fighting rages as Al Shabaab extremists and government forces battle on streets.

From the frontline bases soldiers from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) keep a watchful eye over the no man's land toward Al Shabaab positions. (Stuart Price/AMISOM/GlobalPost

In Mogadishu there is no peace to keep.

The fighting that rages through Somalia's seaside capital is between the Islamist insurgents of Al Shabaab and the combined forces of the interim government and African Union peacekeepers, known as AMISOM.
Photographer Stuart Price is working with AMISOM and got behind the frontline of this ongoing battle to document the chaos that characterizes life in Somalia's capital. Here is what he found:

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