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Gunfire echoes at election delay protest in Somali capital

By Abiodun Ogundairo
19 February 2021   |   5:20 pm
Sounds of gunfire rang out in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, as opposition protesters gathered to protest election delays. Two people died in fighting overnight.

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