Wednesday, March 21, 2007

There's peace in Mogadishu!

Just kidding.

Ahmed Mohamed Botaan, a clan elder in the neighborhood where the battle erupted before dawn, said he counted 16 bodies, seven of which were government soldiers. Mogadishu's three hospitals reported at least seven dead and 36 wounded.

The fighting began when Somali and Ethiopian soldiers entered the insurgent stronghold in southern Mogadishu seeking to consolidate the government's control. But hundreds of masked gunmen were waiting, and shooting raged for hours.
(emphasis mine)

I wonder when right-wingnut bloggers are going to realize that leaving the ICU in peace might have been a better idea.

1 comment:

Xanthippas said...

And what do you hear from the right side of the aisle? Here, let's take a listen:

(chirp chirp)

Huh. Fancy that.