4 April 2011

Somalia: Gal-Mudug And Ahlu Sunna Remove Militia Checkpoints

Abudwak — The administrations of Somalia's moderate Ahlu Sunna Waljama ASWJ and Gal-mudug state have managed to remove militia checkpoints in the road between Galinsor area and Galka'yo town in Mudug region in central Somalia.

After joint operations, Gal-mudug and Ahlu Sunna said they have eliminated all militia checkpoints in those areas where both the passengers and drivers of big trucks and small private cars already complained about the militias there who they said had accustomed to take illegal more money from them.

Removing the checkpoints was immediately welcomed by the local civilian residents in the region.

It is not the first time, militia checkpoints were removed in parts of Mudug region in central Somalia.

Gal-mudug in the part got rid of several checkpoints in the region after complaints from the people have reached at climax.

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