Somalia Clan Clashes Kill 14
At least 14 people were killed and 20 others injured on Monday in deadly clashes in central Somalia, witnesses and officials said.
Rival clan militias engaged in street battles in the town of Beledweyne following a dispute over tax collection, witnesses said. Beledweyne is 335 kilometers north of Mogadishu.
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Lifeline for AMISOM as Europe says will give cash for Somalia anti-terror battle
THE European Union will give the African Union 165 million euros ($187 million) to fund its mission against Somalia’s Al-Shabaab militants.
The cash will be used to pay the salaries of troops, police and civilians as well as for the Somalia mission’s operational costs for the seven months through year-end, the African Union said Monday in an e-mailed statement.
Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Burundi and Djibouti contribute troops to the AMISOM mission that was created in 2007.