updated 7:33 AM MST, Nov 17, 2017

At least 7 killed 10 hurt Clan fighting in Central Somalia

  • Published in Somalia

At least 7 people are are killed , and more than ten others were injured in a renewed Inter-clan fighting in central Somalia over the past 2 days.

 The tribal clashes erupted in Benyaley locality on Hiiraan and Galgadud border, after two armed clan militiamen disputed over a grazing land, according to local officials and residents.

-Those killed and wounded in the ongoing clan hostility are from both sides,- said Mohamed Ali Elmi, the governor of Galgadud region, while speaking to Radio Shabelle over the phone.

Elmi said Presidents of HirShabelle and Galmudug held a phone conversation over the clan battle, and called for an immediate end to the fighting, and end the dispute through dialogue.