Mogadishu, -Combination of Ethiopian and Somali soldiers extended themselves at KM13 in the fringes of the Somali capital Mogadishu dawn this morning. These soldiers were in infantry form and marching in along procession, and they are believed to be from the bushy direction of Darkenly district towards KM13 location. So far there are no reports coming from the area regarding about whether arrests of civilians have taken place.
The movements of all the vehicles and people in the area subsided for hours, but later resumed.
As usual the youngsters in the KM13 area fled from their house fearing that the Ethiopian soldiers may arrest them aimlessly or torture them, because such cases had earlier happened.
The soldiers started their walk from Darkenley district where heavy confrontation occurred yesterday, and are said soldier to be trucking down what they said to be the forces that carried the attack on Darkenly police station. It is not the first time Ethiopian soldiers and Somali soldiers to carryout joint operation. also
The situation of Baladweyn town is now reported to be cool, and the business activities are running smooth after the operations of carried by the Ethiopian troops overnight.
In the recent day the Ethiopian troops have started caring out operations inside the town, and this has alleviated the business activities in the town. Baladweyn town has several times fallen in the hands the Islamic Courts Union and last time they have chased the entire Baladweyn administration including the region commissioner Yussuf Ahmed Hagar Dabaged.
Mr. Adan Mohammed Yussuf the police commander of Wadajir district addressed the resident of Wadajir district in an open area, and told them in black and white that they have gone into talks with their number foes. “Some of the points we discussed include not attacking the district administration premises within the area”, said the area police commander. Likewise the Wadajir police commander added that the Islamic Courts Union in the area does not contravene their administration, and the government soldiers do not also go into worshipping points to arrest worshippers. “For instance you have seen our neighbors Darkanley there are always frequent attacks carried by the Islamic Courts Union on the bases of government soldiers in the district, and in the attacks many innocent civilians are killed and some even flee from their houses” added the police commander of Wadajir District. These remarks from Wadajir police commander coincides with time when there are organized killings and chain attacks on government soldiers’ bases in Darkenley. It was yesterday evening when deadly raid carried by the I.C.U forces occurred at Darkenly district particularly at the police station where five government policemen were killed, and scores of prisoners were released.