Thursday, March 29, 2007

Helicopters fire on Somali market
BBC News, March 29, 2007


Ethiopian helicopter gunships have fired at a market near an insurgent stronghold in the Somali capital.
The BBC's Mohammed Olad Hassen in Mogadishu says hundreds of insurgents armed with rocket launchers and machine guns are battling Ethiopian troops.Ethiopian tanks are also deployed. Crowds dragged several dead bodies in uniform through the streets.The security crackdown in the south of the city is being billed as a three-day operation to restore order. ( to read full report click here)
picture by Daniel VDM,attack helicopter,made in South Africa.

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