BELEDWEYNE, Somalia – More details are emerging from heavy fighting that broke out again today in Beledweyne, the capital of the Hiran region.
Fighting broke out between government forces and others loyal to Nur Dheere on the outskirts of the town.
Reports say that the government and HirShabelle forces attacked Qowlad area where the forces loyal to the officer were staying last night and attacked a convoy of the governor of Hiran region Ali Jeyte.
The exact number of casualties is not yet known. The situation is still tense, and the fighting has also affected residents.