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Soldiers shutter 3 radio stations

March 03, 2008|From Times Wire Reports

Government troops raided three independent radio stations in the capital, seizing equipment, forcing the stations off the air and arresting one journalist.

The raids in Mogadishu came a day after at least 14 people were killed and 30 wounded in fighting that pitted soldiers and their Ethiopian allies against suspected insurgents.

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