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Mogadishu sliding back into anarchy

Women and children injured by stray bullets and mortars during fighting in the Somali capital Mogadishu are being turned back at military checkpoints as they try to reach hospitals, the United Nations children’s agency said yesterday. Describing the humanitarian situation in the city as the worst since 1991 – the last time Somalia had an effective government – Unicef’s representative for the country said the restrictions meant “people are being left behind in the streets to die”. The roadblocks are manned by government and Ethiopian troops, who are battling to contain a growing insurgency. Full Story

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