MOGADISHU, Somalia – At least 30 people have been killed and 17 injured after clan clashes renewed near Adalle town in south of Somalia.
The clashes were instigated by clan militias from both sides since on Sunday.
The Mayor of Adale town Muse Mohamed Kali says the fighting caused casualties as both militias engaged each other using heavy artilleries.
Kali says 30 people, mostly civilians were also killed in the latest fighting in the town.
Tension between both warring sides have been reportedly building up in the town.
The fighting comes a week after two clan militias disputed over land, causing the death of six people, but, the fighting was later resolved by local leaders and clan elder.