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Militants bring fight to Mogadishu, killing 43

Somali government soldiers (above) have been defending Mogadishu against an insurgent attack for the past two days. Somali government soldiers (above) have been defending Mogadishu against an insurgent attack for the past two days. (Farah Abdi Warsameh/Associated Press)
By Associated Press
March 12, 2010

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MOGADISHU, Somalia — Heavy fighting between Somali insurgents and progovernment troops has killed at least 43 people over two days, as African Union peacekeepers used tanks to help the beleaguered government beat back an insurgent attack, officials said yesterday. (Full article: 263 words)

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