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11 Aug 1996 description
report NomadNet

MOGADISHU, Aug 11 - Heavy fighting between rival Somali factions resumed in earnest Sunday after more than a week of calm in the aftermath of the burial of former top warlord General Mohamed Farah Aidid.

Reports reaching here said there were heavy clashes Sunday in the southwestern Balad district between troops led by Hussein Mohamed Aidid -- who now heads his father's United Somali Congress/Somali National Alliance (USC/SNA) faction -- and those of self-styled Somali interim president Ali Mahdi Mohamed's Somali Salvation Alliance (SSA).

The were no immediate official …