Anarchy and death rule in Mogadishu, a city on the front line of terror

The Times of London
Mogadishu, Somalia

On Monday afternoon a seven-year-old boy called Mohamed was hit when an 82mm mortar shell exploded outside a health clinic in Mogadishu where his mother works as a cleaner.

Afterwards he lay on a hospital floor, shivering and terrified. His bandaged left arm, hand and leg were peppered with angular chunks of shrapnel. Crouched beside him his mother, Fatima, wiped tears from her eyes. Continue reading Anarchy and death rule in Mogadishu, a city on the front line of terror