MOGADISHU (Sh. M. Network)—At least one person was confirmed dead and many more others were injured in heavy clashes between Somalia national army (SNA) and unknown armed groups, police and witnesses said on Sunday.
Eyewitnesses said the fighting which erupted on Saturday in northern Mogadishu’s Hamar Jajab neighbourhood intensified overnight spreading to other parts of the district, waking local residents up from the sleep.
“The skirmishes which raged on for several hours, began soon after armed men attacked an army base in the district, leaving one civilian dead and five injured who were rushed to hospital,” a resident said.
On Sunday morning, the situation in the battled locations in Hamar Jabab district is calm and under Somali security control as the business, education centres are opened.
The security of the capital is stepped up a head of the presidential elections are scheduled to take place on next Monday September 10th.
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