Associated Press reports:
A Somali lawmaker said 31 civilians, including a newlywed couple, died in Tuesday’s assault by two [United States] helicopters near Afmadow, a town in a forested area close to the Kenyan border.
Right, George W Bush’s definition of ‘terrorist’ in Africa seems to be: anyone who moves.
Like that four year old Somali boy killed the day before.
From Al Jazeera:
The United Nations secretary-general has expressed concern that US air strikes in southern Somalia could increase hostilities and harm civilians.
From ANSA news agency:
Italy is against unilateral military action in Somalia, Foreign Minister Massimo D’Alema said on Tuesday following United States attacks on suspected al Qaeda targets in the East African country.
See also here.