3 civilians killed in Mogadishu fighting: reports

19:42, September 07, 2010      

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Three civilians were killed in fightings between Somalia's Islamic militants and the African Union (AU) backed government forces in the Horn of Africa nation's capital Mogadishu, media reports quoted medical sources as saying on Tuesday.

The Islamist group of Al Shabaab last week declared an all-out war against the Somali government forces and AU peacekeeping troops based in Mogadishu and the groups have since been launching relentless attacks on targets of the government and AU forces.

In July Al Shabaab claimed responsibility for a deadly suicide attacks against people watching on television the football World Cup finals in Kampala.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:王千原雪)

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