AS Casualty rise in central somali tribal Fighting the Somali army intervene

Khalif Abdi is the head of the civil society organizations in Abudwaaq District. He gave

an interview to Dalsan Radio this morning and pointed out that at least 10 persons

werekilled and scores more were wounded. The militias who fought are still near to
each other such that violence may escalate. “Somalia has no strong army which can

remove those rival militias. If there is strong army in Somalia


those militias won’t be able to fight each other in the first place”.
Khalif
said. Combatants and civilians died in that fighting. The civilians were caught by the

cross fire. This fighting erupted because of disputes from previous clashes that

were not solved.