Monthly Archives: April 2008


Basra Operations Commander: 324 wanted, suspects arrested in Basra


More than 300 commandos attacked and captured an Abu Sayyaf and Jemaah Islamiyah camp on the island of Jolo. The military said the more than 200 fighters in the camp took “heavy casualties.” The military said the Moro National Liberation Front launched mortars at government troops during the assault.


Four Ethiopian troops and two civilians were killed in an attack in Baidoa. Unconfirmed reports state Ethiopian troops killed 12 civilians after the attack. A Somali officer and soldier were killed in an attack in Mogadishu.