BBC News – Thousands flee Somalia fighting, says UN refugee agency

Since the beginning of February, over 8,000 people have left the city to escape the fighting,” spokeswoman Melissa Fleming said.”We are stepping up our preparedness to intervene and deliver emergency relief to the affected population as soon as the security situation permits.”For months now, fighting has been an almost daily occurrence in Mogadishu.Some 24 people have been killed and another 40 injured since Wednesday, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

BBC News – Thousands flee Somalia fighting, says UN refugee agency

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