26 July 2009

Somalia: Government Soldiers Flattened Into Beledweyn Town

Beledweyn — More government soldiers have flattened into many neighbourhoods in Beledweyn town in Hiran region, official told Shabelle radio on Sunday.

Reports from the town say that many of the transitional government troops entered parts in the west of Beledweyn town early on Sunday morning where the Islamist forces against the TFG were controlling earlier.

Mohamed Daqane Elmi better known as (Aar), a Somali MP in Beledweyn town town said more government troops led by General Moktar Hussein Afrah moved to the west of the town pointing out that they are currently controlling whole the town.

Mr. Daqane said that both sides exchanged gunfire before taking over the control of the town adding they some of their soldiers were injured in the early morning clashes.

we had tried to contact to the officials of the other forces against the the transitional government soldiers to know more about how some thing was going on in the town, but could not be possible for us to receive through the telephone.

the military movement of the transional government troops comes as more Ethiopian troops returned in Kal-beyrka insection in Hiran region in central Somalia yesterday.

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