23 June 2012

Somalia: Gunmen Kill Two Civilians in Galka'yo, Central Region

Galka'yo — At least two people were killed and one other as injured after Armed groups in Somalia have attacked on local herders locating at Miro-cowleed neighborhood located nearby Galka'yo town, some 750 kilometers north of Mogadishu, reports said.

According to local witnesses who spoke to Shabelle Media via phone that the armed groups managed to escape from the area after carrying out the attack which clamed the lives of two nomadic herders.

The motive of the deadly attack is yet to be established.

Local Elders and intellectuals from neighboring Galinsor district have arrived at Miro-cowleed, the crime scene to bring an end a fueling tense of fighting between two tribes hails from Galmudug and Himan and Heb administrations in centralSomalia.

Both Somali regional administrations have not released an official statement on the matter so far.

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