February 19, local time, according to the Turkish news agency Anadolu, near the presidential palace in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, fierce clashes broke out between the security forces of opposition leaders and government forces, which may cause casualties.
The conflict took place in Dagilka Dasen Square. At present, the specific number of casualties is not clear.
The reporter learned from my embassy in Somalia that all roads in the city are currently closed.
The Somali government has previously announced that all public gatherings, including demonstrations, are prohibited.