1 June 2009

Somalia: Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a Imposes Curfew to Guriel Town

Guriel — Forces from Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a organization have imposed a night curfew to Guriel town in central Somalia, officials said on Monday.

Ahlu sunna Waljama'a controls several towns in central Somalia. Officials said they imposed the curfew to tighten the security of the town.

Ahlu sunna Waljama'a forces with loudspeakers could be seen in the town who were telling the people to take the orders of the administration of the town.

It is not known why they have imposed the curfew, but there has been fighting between Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a Islamist organization and Harakat Al-Shabab Mujahideen in Galgadud region in central Somalia.

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