7 March 2014

Somalia: Ethiopian Troops Take Over Rabdhure and Face Waajid

The district commissionr of Hudur, Mohamed Macalin Ahmed who spoke to Radio Shabelle in Mogadishu over the phone, commented on the recent battle in Hudur. He mentioned that 5 fighters from Al-Shabaab were killed and another 5 were captured while verbally stressing that Al-Shabaab lost control over the Rabdhure locale in Bakool.

The commissioner of Hudur added that the Ethiopian troops as well as the government forces have maintains current control of the Rabdhure territory where the Al-Shabaab forces retreated to the Waajid district.

Shabelle has indicated that in the Rabdhure territory, Al-Shabaab burned buildings as well as private cars belonging to the people that fled just before the Ethiopian troops backed by the government forces entered the district.

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