26/07/08 (B458) Press TV / Les forces éthiopiennes attaquent des civils somaliens : 28 morts et 76 blessés / Ethiopians attack civilians in Somalia (En Anglais – Info lecteur)

Ethiopian forces have attacked Somalia civilians in the Hiiran region, killing at least 28 people and injuring more than 76 others.

After the Ethiopians staged the attack in central Somalia, insurgents retaliated and killed 22 Ethiopian soldiers outside the Hiiran region, a Press TV correspondent reported on Thursday.

Ethiopian troops also destroyed some 300 houses with artillery fire.

In another incident, at least 13 civilians were killed in a fresh series of clashes between the Union of Islamic Courts (UIC) and Ethiopian forces.