Somali Islamists seize key town of Jowhar

Somalia's Islamist fighters seized control of the town of Jowhar on Wednesday after clashes with government troops, an Islamist spokesman said.

Somali Islamists seize key town of Jowhar
Somalia's Islamist fighters seized control of the town of Jowhar on Wednesday after clashes with government troops, residents and an Islamist spokesman said.

"Seven people, including a woman who was a government soldier and her small child that she was carrying on her back, were killed early in the morning in clashes," resident Abdi Ali Osman told Reuters by phone.


Reuters
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