Galmudug intervenes in clan battle in Galgadud


MOGADISHU [SMN] – Galmudug state vice president Mr. Ali Dahir Eid had deployed troops in Kaxandaale area west of the Balambal district in the Galgadud region to stop tribal fighting there.

The troops deployed in the area set up bases between the warring local militias who have killed scores of people in recent days.

Mr Asad Badel Elmi, a security advisor in the office of the vice president of Galmudug confirmed the clashes were halted and an effort to reconcile the two clans was underway.

The fighting in Kaxandaale killed more than ten people, while many more have been injured in recent clashes, according to Galmudug officials.


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