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Residents flee fighting in Somalia

Hundreds of Somalis fled their homes Wednesday after an Islamic militia that controls much of southern Somalia clashed with gunmen from an opposing clan at a checkpoint on the outskirts of the capital. The Islamic militia battled gunmen Tuesday who had been extorting money from drivers just outside Mogadishu, killing six people — including three civilians and three gunmen from a secular clan. By Wednesday, the clan had regrouped and deployed hundreds of fighters to the southern part of the city, raising fears of fresh fighting. Full Story

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