Somalia: Gunfire heard near presidential compound

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January 19, 2007 20:19

Heavy machine gun fire was heard emanating from within the presidential compound in the Somali capital Friday. Residents in the area fled what sounded like a battle. The president and prime minister were in Mogadishu, but their exact whereabouts were unclear and government officials did not immediately answer their phones.


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