1 December 2012

Somalia: Somali Forces Remove Roadblocks in Beledweyne

Beledweyne — A police commissioner in Somalia's central town of Beledweyne say the government forces along with Djiboutian troops, part of AMOSOM there have on Saturday removed all roadblocks set up in the city, complying with Somali president statement.

Col.Ali Dhuh Abdimahad, the police boss has told Shabelle Media station in Mogadishu via phone that the removal of the roadblocks is part of their plans to implement President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's order.

On Sunday, last week Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said while meeting with district and army officials at Villa Somalia "all roadblocks in Mogadishu where motorists are extorted will not be tolerated for longer".

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