Somali rebels ‘pour into Mogadishu’

Pat McMahon Contributor
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Hundreds of Somali insurgents loyal to Islamist group al-Shabab have poured into Mogadishu with artillery and trucks, witnesses say.

Residents have been fleeing the capital for days amid a widespread belief that the rebels and government forces are on the cusp of a serious showdown.

Meanwhile, at least 16 people were reported killed in skirmishes that have become almost daily in the city.

Full story: BBC News – Somali rebels ‘pour into Mogadishu’