14 June 2009

Somalia: Islamists Warn the Ethiopian Troops Who Poured in Parts of Central Somalia

Kismayu — The Islamic administration in the port town of Kismayu 500 kilometers south of the Somali capital Mogadishu has warned  the Ethiopian troops who poured in parts of Hiran and Galgudud regions in central Somalia, officials told Shabelle radio on Sunday.

Sheik Hassan Ya'qub Ali, head of the information affairs for Islamic administration in Jubba regions warned for the Ethiopian troops who returned back to parts of regions in central Somalia since their withdrawal in the earlier of the this year.

Sheik Hassan told reporters that they are aware of that the Ethiopian troops are organizing military attacks against the Islamist forces in southern regions of Somalia like: Gedo, Bay, Bakol and also Hiran and Galgudud regions in central Somalia adding.

"We are informing the Ethiopians that there is no candy and dates to eat from here in Somalia. But the men who chased you forcibly from the country are here in Somalia," Sheik Hassan Ya'qub told the media.

The head of the information affairs for the Islamic administration in Jubba regions has also warned lastly to the Kenyan officials for intervening the Somali affairs suggesting it refrain from the Somali country.

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