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New fight erupts in Alshabab strongholds

Major districts and divisions in Bakool region are still in the hands of Alshabab control, however a new wave of fighting’s has erupted in the province including Wajid which is the second largest town in the province.The situation of the province has now changed as a new war erupted between Alshabab fighters and a well equipped and organized clan militia who reside from the region.A major clan in Wajid district and Rabdure division has started a war against a top Alshabab official who wanted to purchase a public property but the elders confronted the official which led to a string of fighting’s in the region.Locals who spoke to Shabelle media services informed us that the property which led to the war was a large piece of land which locals used it during public celebrations.The clan quickly organized well equipped young men from their side as their counterpart’s (Alshabab) deployed large numbers of fighters from the entire region.The two warring sides caused various casualties ranging from death, injury and loss of large number of properties during the intense fighting causing various casualties ranging from death, injury and loss of large amount of property.An Alshabab official who addressed the media claimed that they fought against a clan militia allied to the Somali federal Government.The situation of the warring areas remains intense and the Somali government is yet to give a comment about the yesterday’s fighting.By: O.A.OSMAN 

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