Somali soldiers patrol in Wadajir district South of capital following heavy fighting as Somali government and African Union troops battled a powerful militia warlord in a bid to disarm him, on Friday in Mogadishu
Boys play with their toy guns after attending Eid al-Fitr prayers to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.
A trader arranges charcoal inside sacks along a street near the main Baraka market in Mogadishu
A group of migrants from Somalia that survived an accident in the Aegean Sea last week, arrive at the port of Piraeus in Athens on Monday
A fisherman carries a swordfish on his head from the Indian Ocean to the market in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Monday.
A friend comforts Mary Italo, right, after she discovered the body of her 33-year-old son at a city mortuary in Nairobi, Kenya, after he was killed in a terror attack at the city’s Westgate Mall. Kenya began three days of mourning on Wednesday following the end of a four-day siege by Islamist militants who took over the mall.
People escape from a huge fireball after an accidental explosion at a petrol storage facility at former US residential housing in Mogadishu, the Somalia capital Read more
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A firefighter attempts to extinguish a fire at the site of an aircraft crash in Mogadishu, Somalia. An Ethiopian military aircraft carrying ammunition crash-landed at Mogadishu’s international airport on Friday, bursting into flames and killing at least one crew member.
A Somali boy walks with a toy gun along the Lido beach near Mogadishu on Thursday
An African Union Mission in Somalia soldier, part of the Burundian contingent to the mission, stands guard at an underground bunker in Daynille, Somalia. Humanitarian civilian EOD teams, with the support of Amisom, are in the process of emptying 23 bunkers in Daynille of explosives. The bunkers, remnants of the Siad Barre regime, still contain weapons which, if not destroyed, could pose a risk to civilians and provide bombmaking material for al-Shabaab militants.