04/05/08 (B446) Press TV : 10 morts parmi les forces du GNT, dans de nouveaux accrochages dans le Sud de la Somalie – De fortes explosions siganlées à Dharkenley. Ten killed in fresh Somali clashes (En Anglais – Info lecteur)

At least ten government soldiers have been killed and dozens injured in fresh clashes with armed insurgents in southern Somalia.

Insurgents attacked a military convoy in Owdhegle neighborhood in Lower Shabelle region on Saturday, killing eight soldiers and injuring several others, a Press TV correspondent in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, reported.

In a separate incident, heavy explosions in the Dharkenley district in south Mogadishu killed at least two soldiers and wounded six others.

The conflict-torn country has been ruled by an interim government since 1991, backed by Ethiopian forces. Thousands of people, including civilians have been killed and many more displaced as a result of the unrest.