UAE aircraft with trainers seized in Bosaso airport
BOSASO – Somalia’s semi-autonomous state of Puntland officials are trying to sort out a stand-off at Bosaso airport after UAE military trainers arrived with plane from Dubai.
The plane was carrying heavy bags as security officials reportedly insisted the bags to b checked before taking out from airport.
Talks are now underway to solve stand off
UAE trains local Puntland maritime police forces and has a base in Bosaso.
The UAE trainers have reportedly withdrawn from Bosaso as they have boarded a flight to Abu Dhabi , sources said.
Reporting by Abdirisak Mohamud Tuuryare from Mogadishu, Somalia