‘Clashes between Somali forces in Lower Shabelle’, al-Somal al-Youm (Somalia), 29th January 2014

Clashes erupt between different factions of the Somali army although the article remains unclear. Clashes most certainly occurred in the Lower Shabelle on the 28th Jan. 2014. The government has yet to release a statement.

اشتباكات بين القوات الصومالية في شبيلى السفلى

January 29, 2014

ونلوين (الصومال اليوم): اندلعت معارك ضارية مساء امس بين قوات من الجيش الصومالي في منطقة ونلوين بمحافظة شبيلى السفلى.

تذكر الأنباء بأن المعارك كانت عنيفة حيث استخدمت الأطراف المتقاتلة مختلف أنواع الاسلحة.

وذكر شهود عيان ان المعارك اسفرت عن خسائر في الارواح والمعدات حيث قتل جنديان واصيب عدد آخرون جراء هذه المعارك، ولم تصدر حتى الآن تصريحات من قبل الحكومة الصومااية تجاه هذه المعارك.

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Translation

Clashes between Somali forces in Lower Shabelle

29th January 2014

Wanlaweyn (Somalia Today) A fierce battle erupted yesterday between forces from the Somali army in the area of Wanlaweyn in the Province of Lower Shabelle.

The news mentioned that the battle was violence with the fighters using different types of weapons.

Eye witnesses said that the battle resulted in the loss of life and equipment when two soldiers were killed and a number of others wounded, as of yet the Somali government has not released a statement regarding this battle.

Translated by Robert Forster.

Article available at al-Somal al-Youm.

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