hawiye jehadist Alshabab and Ahlu sunna waljamea group..
However, hundreds of extra Ethiopian troops have also arrived in Guriel today "It is really a horrible place to be, you can hear the sounds of heavy gunshots and wounded people are in a state of helplessness," Resident Muhudin Ghelle said."Thousands are fleeing carrying their belongings. Some have no money so they are in the streets crying for urgent help from other Somalis."But reports said that hundreds of Ethiopian reinforcements drove Al-Shabab Terrorist fought with a moderate local Islamist group Sunday in the central Somali hawiye town of Dusamareeb, about 300 miles (480 kilometers) north of Mogadishu, leaving 10 dead, said witness Mohamud Jama Aden. The local militia accuses al-Shabab of harassing its members and destroying temples and tombs of respected clerics. A separate clash between hawiye jehadist rival militias left five dead Sunday in the central town of Galinsoor, said clan elder Guhad Yusuf Aw-nure. Meanwhile, Ethiopian troops in southern Mogadishu shot dead four civilians following a bomb blast near one of their bases, according to resident Abdi Haji Isaq.Any political solution would also depend on the powerful Hawiyre clan warlords and the businessmen who have profited from the chaos in Somalia, Somalia has not had a functioning government since hawiye warlords overthrew 1991, The Horn of Africa nation has been plagued by chaos and clan-based civil war since when hawiye Warlordism, terrorism. PIRATESM ,(TRIBILISM) Replaces the Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre administration .While the terrorist threat in Somalia is real, Somalia’s rich history and cultural traditions have helped to prevent the country from becoming a safe haven for international terrorism. The long-term terrorist threat in Somalia, however, can only be addressed through the establishment of a functioning central government into the town.
10 killed in renewed Sufi, Al Shabaab clashes in hawiye town Somalia
DHUSAMAREB, Somalia Dec 30 - Heavy fighting erupted again in central Somalia after Al Shabaab guerrillas attacked a town they withdrew from two days earlier, Radio Garowe reports. Al Shabaab fighters reportedly received reinforcements before attacking Guri El, a small town in the central Galgadud region along the key north-south highway that connects Somalia. The fighting ensued for four hours, leading to more than 10 deaths and wounded nearly a dozen people, according to hospital sources. Militias loyal to Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jamee'a, a Sufi group, took control of Guri El after overwhelming Al Shabaab guerrillas in the town on Saturday. Ethiopian soldiers arrived in Guri El later Monday, with the latest reports indicating that Somali fighters both groups withdrew from the town. Yesterday, the fighting spread further south to Dhusamareb, the capital of Galgadud, where the latest reports indicate that Al Shabaab maintains control