UAE aircraft with trainers seized in Bosaso airport

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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The UAE trainers have reportedly withdrawn from  Bosaso as they  have boarded a flight to Abu Dhabi , sources said.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

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