Somalia: 2 children died from hunger

Posted: July 31, 2014 in Africa News
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Reports coming from the central Somalia city of BuloBurte say two young children died on Wednesday due to hunger.

Their father , Omar, speaking to the BBC Somali confirmed his two kids, a girl and a boy died on the way to BeledWeyne after having covered a distance of 20 KM from Buloburte.

Bulo Burte, a key strategic city was an Alshabaab stronghold but since Somali govt & AMISOM forces took control, militants have been blocking all incoming foodstuff and services to the city.

Many residents are now fleeing the city in search of food and water, Ahmed Omar, a resident confirmed to radio Kulmiye.

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