Ethiobia:Chinese convey in Ogaden came under attacked- ONLF

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American Journalist, Jonathan Alpeyrie in Ogaden With ONLF, The date on the
photo is not verified.14 December 2013By Mohamed Faarah(Ogadentoday Press)-
Abdullaahi Yasin, a commander of ONLF, Ogaden National Liberation Front
especail unit of Danab, a group fighting for self-determination of Ogaden
region in eastern Ethiopia confirmed several attacks against Ethiopian
Troops in Ogaden Region.Speaking to Radio-Xoriyo, a Radio run by the ONLF,
Commander Abdullahi Yasin confirmed that they have carried out several
attacks in Ogaden on last week.Our operational objectives were weaking the
military, said The Commander.Our recent attacks have increased, and
normally we attack everyday three or four operations most of them are
planned and well-coordinated, we have received many ammunitions and weapons
from the Enemy (Regimes Troops) – added the commander.The commander
confirmed that they have burned in this week three Military trucks

received that there is a big convey in the area of Jigjiga, Bambaas
Vicinity and we have attacked on the convey, we did not aware of what is
this convey carrying but later we have found out that Chinese delegates are
among. There was a fierce fighting and reminded the Ethiopian troops Obale
Operation, I am confirming that there was heavy caulity, said the Commander
Abdullaahi Yaasin.Meanwhile the commander speaking out the daily attacked,
he said that there was other attacks carried out on the same day on
December 6 and other military transport were burned in the area of Dhanaan
and Babili of Jigjiga and Godey Zones.Ogaden region hosted Ethiopian
Federalisim gathering, political analysts refers hosting as a sympol
Ethiopia wants to show International Community that Ogaden people are ready
to accept as part of Ethiopian Government.However majority of Ogaden people
complained about hosting the Ethiopian Nations and Nationalities Day in
Jigjiga, reports said that many people are arrested and mistreated while
the city was under military. The government wants to secure the area since
fearing any insecurity incidents. According to a source the federal
government has learned that there were many attacks on the region.The
Regional Administration claims developing the region with many projects,
locals believe in the development of the region is far from the reality on
the grounds. The missing is a life; life without freedom has no development
said, Ahmed Abdullahi.On April 2007, Ogaden National Liberation Front
(ONLF) attacked on a Chinese oil field in Ogaden killing 65 of workers
including nine Chinese.The Government of Ethiopia blamed for brutal and
excessive counter insurgency operation in Ogaden.Human Right Groups accused
of Ethiopian government a crime against humanity, Ethiopia refutes the
accusation. In 2007, Ethiopia crackdown against insurgent of ONLF, Ogaden
National Liberation Front, a group fighting for self-determination of
Ogaden region has left thousands of Ogaden civilians who are mainly women
and children.Media and journalist are banned in the Ogaden region and that
is why the conflict in Ogaden is not getting international attention.The
past few days the region has seen an increase in heavy fighting.Since 2005,
Ethiopia government isolated Ogaden region from the World, Ethiopia imposed
a ban all international aid and media organizations in Ogaden despite some
are operating under the permit of intelligence surveillances.Ogaden
National Liberation Front (ONLF) fighting for the self-determination of
Ogaden Region in Ethiopia since 1994

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