Somali government soldiers take position during a street battle against Islamist gunmen north of Somalias capital Mogadishu July 1, 2010.
Fighters from the Somali insurgent group Hizbul Islam take up positions during a firefight against government forces, south of the capital Mogadishu June 30, 2010
Armed fighters from the fighter group Hizbul Islam line up after finishing months of training at an undisclosed location in Somalias capital Mogadishu June 29, 2010.
Al-Jazeera cameraman Abdinasir Abukar (L) and EPA photographer Ilyas Ahmed EPA photographer sit with bandages on their heads in Mogadishu July 1, 2010. Abukar and Amed were among several journalists injured in a mortar shell attack while covering a news conference by the Al-Shabaab group.
A woman lies on a stretcher at a hospital after she was wounded in a battle between Somalia government soldiers and Islamist fighters north of Mogadishu July 1, 2010.
17 orang awam maut pertempuran dengan pemberontak
MOGADISHU 2 Julai – Seorang pegawai bantuan kecemasan berkata, sekurang-kurangnya 17 orang awam terbunuh dalam pertempuran bersenjata di antara tentera kerajaan dan puak pemberontak semalam.
Ketua Perkhidmatan Ambulans Mogadishu, Ali Muse berkata, 22 orang awam pula dilaporkan cedera parah akibat pertempuran itu. – AP