‘From one hell to another: Somali refugees from war in Mogadishu face a dangerous road

by Sudarsan Raghavan

Sarah Mohammed, who is eight months pregnant, plans to deliver inside her tent in Galkayo, Somalia, because there is no nearby hospital. Mohammed fled Mogadishu several months ago after watching an explosion tear apart her cousin. Photo:Sudarsan Raghavan/Washington Post

GALKAYO, SOMALIA — Deka Mohamed Idou sat under a tree, exhausted after a grueling six-day journey. She touched her belly, yearning for her unborn child to kick.

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