5 August 2009

Somalia: Explosions Convulse Parts of Beledweyn Town

Somalia — At least one civilian has been injured in Beledweyn town in Hiran region after unidentified group targeted explosions to a government military bases in the town, witnesses told Shabelle radio on Wednesday.

Reports from the town say that the first explosion was targeted to a government military base in Lik-Likato Bridge neighborhood while the other one occurred at Suq Holaha neighborhood in the town as the troops were patrolling through the town injuring a civilian who was around where the second blast happened.

Government officials' spokesman in Beledweyn town told reporters that they simplified the curfew that they had imposed the town earlier and changed its time saying that the new curfew will be started at 8:00 local time in the evening.

To hear explosions are new thing to the ears of the people in Beledweyn town but seem that it is part the other consecutive explosions happen in the town in central Somalia.

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