By Mohamed Abdi Farah
Mogadishu, Somalia, January 4 2008 - 12 people were killed and ten others were wounded in armed confrontation between rival militias in Adado town of Galgadud region in central Somalia, sources say on Friday.
Most the dead were from warring parts that had exchange heavy weaponry despite the situation resumed clam after several hours of gun battle.
The latest fighting broke out when the local authority troops attacked a roadblock by free lance militia group near the town.
Among the dead was a woman after a mortar shell hit her house.
Meanwhile, the spokesman for the local authority in Mogadishu Abdulahi Shaashaa said the government troops stationed near Bakara market in the capital were attacked two times by the insurgent groups.
They have repelled the attackers he said.
Source: SomaliNet News