At least 10 killed in clashes near Somalia-Ethiopia border

Shabelle Media Network
By Abdirazak Mohamud Tuuryare
Published on May 31, 2015
Mogadishu

Heavy fighting broke out between Somali Regional State of Ethiopia forces and pastoralists in small towns in central Somalia, leaving At least 10 people dead and injured 10 others.

The battle erupted after forces from Somali Regional State of Ethiopia invaded in small towns in central Somalia and clashed with pastoralists over pasturelands and domestic animals.

A local resident told Shabelle Media in Mogadishu that heavily Somalia-Ethiopian forces clashed with pastoralists in small towns border with Ethiopia, adding that 10 died in the battle.

Tension mounts between both warring sides have been running high. All injured people are reported to have been rushed to Guriel hospital in central Somalia’s Galgadud region.

Neither Somalia government nor Somali Regional State of Ethiopia officials have not yet commented on the battle.

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