30 August 2009

Somalia: Calm Returns to Beledweyn Town

Mogadishu — Calm has returned to Beledweyn town in central Somalia, just after operations conducted by the TFG and Ethiopian troops in parts of the town, witnesses told Shabelle radio on Sunday.

More government soldiers with Ethiopian troops entered to the west site of the town especially Hawlwadag neighborhood where there had been Islamist forces of Harakat Al-shabab Mujahideen before the troops reached there-.

Reports from the town say that both the government and Ethiopian troops left from the town and made large bases in out of the town after ending their operations in parts of the town.

Locals said that some of the government soldiers robbed the people during their operations that caused to halt the movement of the traffic, people and business movement in the west side of the town in central Somalia

Residents said that the situation of the town returned normal.

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