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208 killed in two weeks of Mogadishu fighting: minister

More than two weeks of fighting between pro-government forces and insurgents in the Somali capital have left at least 208 people dead and 700 wounded, a government minister said.
AFP | By HT Correspondent, Mogadishu
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2009 12:54 PM IST

More than two weeks of fighting between pro-government forces and insurgents in the Somali capital have left at least 208 people dead and 700 wounded, a government minister said late on Sunday.

"We have conducted a count and 208 people have been killed so far while more than 700 have been wounded," Minister for Humanitarian Affairs Mohamoud Ibrahim Garweyne told a press conference in Mogadishu.

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