23 July 2009

Somalia: Fresh Fighting Starts in Central Region

Elbur — Fresh fighting between forces loyal to Harakat Al-shabab Mujahideen and Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a has started in Warholo village in Galgudud region in central Somalia, witnesses told Shabelle radio on Thursday.

Reports from Wabho town near where the clashes started say that the fighting is currently going on there as both sides are exchanging heavy gunfire in the battle.

no real casualties have so far been reported as the residents expressed concern about the fighting between the Islamist forces of Harakat Al-shabab Mujahideen and Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a.

officials of Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a organisation said that the fighting started as their base in Warholo attacked adding that there were some simple injuries on their side.

there is no comment from the other side of the fighting yet and the fighting comes as heavy fighting between both sides happened in Mahas district in Hiran region on Wednesday.

we shall keep updating you for any further details about the news as soon as possible

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