Monday, April 9, 2012

Somalia: 10 People Killed in Renewed Fighting in Central Somalia

El-Bur — At least 10 people were killed in a renewed fighting between Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a, pro-government fighters and Al Qaeda-affiliated Al shabab militants in central Somalia, witnesses said Sunday.

The gun battle which the locals described was the fiercest took place after Al shabab fighters ambushed Ahlu Sunna forces who were conducting overnight security operations at El-Qohle,a small village locates near the town of El-Bur, central Somalia and a former rebel-stronghold before Ahlu Sunna backed Ethiopian forces rolled in.

News reports said the figures on the casualties were from both warring sides in the area. The stuationa is calm and Ahu sunna still maintain the control as residents started their daily business activities.

Neither Al-shabab nor Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a has made comments on the combat so far.

from allAfrica
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