Somalia's hard-line Shebab fighters ride on a battle wagon ...
Jan 2nd, 2010
(AFP/File) - Somalia's hard-line Shebab fighters ride on a battle wagon during a military exercise in northern Mogadishu's Suqaholaha neighborhood on January 1. Fierce fighting between rival militias for control of a central Somali town left at least 11 people dead on Saturday, witnesses said.(AFP/File) -
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