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    Diarrhea kills 12 in southern Somalia
    Aweys Osman Yusuf

    Mogadishu 16, April.07 ( Sh.M.Network) At least six persons died from watery diarrhea in Afgoi district, 30 km south of Mogadishu on Monday.
    According to Nour Abdulle, the medical coordinator in Afgoi, six persons, four of them children, died in a hospital in Afgio where more than 40 patients were being treated from the plague.
    He said people most of them children and older people beset by diarrhea are admitted to the hospital in the district on daily basis.
    The district administrators called on the international relief agencies to assist the ailing children in the district.
    Meanwhile six other people died from diarrhea in Dhobley district, near Kenya. Reports say most of the people who perished fled to the district after a heavy gun battle took place in their neighborhoods in the capital Mogadishu.
    Witnesses in Dhobley said the victims were intending to cross the border and enter Kenya.