1 June 2009

Somalia: Pro Government ICU Forces Say They Will Solve Insecurity Situation in Hamarweyne

Somalia — Pro-government Islamic Courts Union forces have said that they will solve the insecurity situations committing the government soldiers in parts of Hamarweyne district in the Somali capital Mogadishu, official told shabelle radio on Monday.

Abdirisak Mohamed Qeyloy, a spokesman for the ICU told Shabelle media that the ICU forces are going to start crackdown operations restoring the security situation in parts of Hamarweyne district in Mogadishu especially around Guriga Hoyoyinka (house of Mothers) in Mogadishu.

The spokesman also said that will start their security restoring operations to protect the problems of the Hamarweyne district residents who are complaining about government soldiers' threats in between Sayidka intersection and Hawo-Tako area in Mogadishu which is very close the presidential palace where the transitional government heads reside.

The situation of Hamarweyne district was normal earlier. But now parts of the district are where the government soldiers commit intimidations against the civilians like robbing, killing and torturing.

The statement of the ICU forces comes as many of the residents in Hamarweyne district are complaining about the insecurity situations committing the Somali government soldiers as Colonel Aden Dheg, member of the government military forces told the media.

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