Wrangles Between Al-shabab Officials in Gedo
Mischief and wrangles have set in between Al-shabab officials in the Gedo region. This follows after the recent decision of the group to change some of its leaders in the region.Al-shabab has blamed some of its former leaders for the take over of parts of the Gedo regions by forces supporting the Transitional Federal Government.Al-shabab’s newly appointed official for the region Abu Abas said some of the former leaders have collaborated with the government. Abu Abas vowed to punish any Shabab fighter who will found secretly collaborating with the government.The militant group recently changed the positions of several officials including its representative for Bardere administration and leaders of the group’s militia in the Gedo region.The insurgents lost ground to the forces supporting the government after weeks of fighting in the Gedo region.
Explosion in Luq
An explosion that targeted forces supporting the Transitional Federal Government in Luq district of the Gedo region occurred on Wednesday afternoon.Two people were killed in the explosion and several others wounded.Commander of the forces supporting the TFG in Luq district told Bar-kulan that the casualties of the explosion that was caused by a remote control bomb have been taken to Luq district hospital for treatment.
Elsewhere a landmine bomb has exploded on Donkeys carts at the road between Abyow village and Luq district.Al-shabab militants recently vowed that they will put line mines in the roads leading to Bardere district to prevent government forces away from the district as they have already seized several others from them.