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11 April 2002

Financial Gazette (Somalia)

His blood slowly staining a pillow red, Somali merchant Ali Moumin explains how a business dispute landed him in hospital with a bullet wound in the head. A rival merchant settled matters by shooting Moumin in the back of the skull with an AK-47 rifle at near point blank range. The attack taught the newcomer to Mogadishu a lesson he says he will not forget — to stay in business, respect clan turf. In future I must obey the man who attacked me because I am from the... (

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