Large rally against Kenyan army brutality held in Somalia
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Hundreds of people took streets to protest against Kenyan army brutality in border towns of Gedo region in west of Somalia.
Mob of angry residents burned tires in all districts of the region, said, a witness.
He says the protesters were chanting slogans against Kenyan troops, who recently committed atrocities in Elwak, a border town.
He says the protesters had also demanded the complete withdrawal of troops from Somalia.
Meanwhile, other protests in Beled Hawo sparked brief clashes between Somali army and Kenyan forces.
The fighting came after Kenyan troops opened fire on demonstrators in the town of Beled Hawo as the Somali army reacted.
A tension between the two army forces mounted high in the town.