Barre Regime

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Mogadishu - History - Civil War
... By the late 1980s, the moral authority of Barre's regime had collapsed ... This eventually led in 1991 to the outbreak of the civil war, the toppling of Barre's government, and the disbandment of the Somali National Army (SNA) ... groups subsequently began competing for influence in the power vacuum that followed the ouster of Barre's regime ...
Somali Civil War - Fall of Barre Regime (1986–1991)
... government of the Somali Democratic Republic under Major General Mohamed Siad Barre began arresting government and military officials under suspicion of ... to escape abroad and started to form the first of various dissident groups dedicated to ousting Barre's regime by force ... In May 1986, Barre suffered serious injuries in a life-threatening automobile accident near Mogadishu, when the car that was transporting him smashed into the back of a bus during a heavy ...

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