Nine die in ap­par­ent friend­ly­fire in­ci­dent in So­ma­lia:

The Washington Post Sunday - - THE WORLD -

Nine peo­ple, in­clud­ing a civil­ian, were killed in fight­ing be­tween the mil­i­tary and po­lice backed by in­tel­li­gence forces in Mo­gadishu, the So­mali cap­i­tal, po­lice said. “It seems they mis­took the So­mali na­tional army for [clan] mili­tias,” said Maj. Ab­dul­lahi Hus­sein, a po­lice of­fi­cer. He said the fight­ing oc­curred be­cause po­lice were wrongly told that there were mili­tias in the area.

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