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Fears of all-out conflict in Somalia

Published 25/12/2006

There are fears of an all-out conflict in the Horn of Africa this morning following a further escalation of violence in the region.

Ethiopia has confirmed that it has launched air strikes on Somali Islamists who control the capital Mogadishu.

The city's international airport came under attack this morning for the first time.

The Ethiopian Prime Minister has said he's waging war to protect his country.

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