Somalia protests against Kenya after Elwak attack
Somalia’s Minister of Communication , Abdi Shakour Hassan has strongly condemned Kenyan Forces’ attack on Hormuud Telecom headquarters in Elwak town near Kenyan border along Somalia.
Hormuud, the biggest communication Telocom in Somalia as Kenyan forces destroyed its branch building with bomb explosions after an attack in Elwak town.
Hassan says he sent his deepest condelences to the familes, whose loved ones were killed in the attack.
“We can’t tolarate such attacks which targeted our people”, he said.
He called for country’s Security, Interor and foreign Ministries to investigate the incident, in a bid to find out those who were behind.
and of Security, Defense, Interior and Foreign looga quick response will be appropriate, he described the attack is intolerable.
“I will take this offensive as soon as possible after the investigation has been completed,” said Minister of Taxation.
“It is time that anyone must take responsibility seriously”, he added.
Kenyan security forces were accused of carrying out the attack, that left 10 people, including 2 Hormuud security guards dead.
A Somali colonel, Aden Rufle says the Kenyan Forces had also kidnapped 5 Somali women from Baladhawo town and being rapped after taking them into Mandera, northeast of Kenya.
There was no immediate response from Kenyan military and security officials over the latest allegations.
Last month, UN report accused Kenya forces under African Union mission in Somalia of killing dozens of children while carrying out bombings on Al Shabaab targets in Somalia.