At least six people dead in a clan conflict in Somaliland’s Ceel-Afweyn district in Sanaag, locals have reported.
The fighting erupted after militia killed three people in what locals described as clan revenge.
A local resident in Ceel-Afweyn has told GM that the fighting erupted early in the morning today. ” Yesterday the fighting was not very intense but both sides have received enforcement last night. We are in our homes and could heavy weapons and sound of different weapons but we don’t know how is the situation outside,”
There have been prolonged clan conflicts and political between defected Somaliland army colonel know as Arre who many blame to be fuelling the conflicts.
There is no immediate response from the government on the situation.
Somaliland President returned to Hargeisa following state to the Republic of Guinea. The visit created diplomatic between Somalia and Guinea. Somalia severed diplomatic ties with the West African who Somalia accused of threatening national unity of Somalia.