Reports from Kismayo, the administrative capital IJA indicate that three soldiers died and five others injured after Jubbaland security forces engaged gunned battle with soldiers loyal to IJA interior minister Mohamed Warsame Darawish.
The sources say the fighting embarked after security forces launched operations inside the ministry in search of a soldiers who allegedly taken a riffle owned one of the security forces.
Among the dead are two security soldiers and one of the ministry’s guards.
The control of the ministry was taken over the security forces and lulled situation is reported.
This comes when the leader of Interim Jubba Administration, Ahmed Mohamed Islam (Madoobe) is in Garowe the capital administrative of Puntland State.