Somali rebel mortars kill civilians
19 March 2012, 17:41
At least five people were killed when a
salvo of mortars targeting Somalia's presidential palace missed and
landed on a nearby refugee camp overnight, residents and the African
Union's peacekeeping force said on Monday.
Al Qaeda-aligned Al Shabaab rebel group said they fired more than a
dozen mortars at the heavily fortified presidential compound, their
second attempt to strike at the heart of the embattled Government in
less than a week.
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