UP DATE ON Mareehan clan Heartland Region Awakeningupdate : FREE Barre Hiiraale
Ethiopian forces based in Somalia`s Dolow District of Gedo Region, southwestern
The MP is reported to have been arrested following War Strategy and Leadership “dispute with Ethiopian troops over the ongoing fighting in the region”, adds the source.
The Ethiopian government is said to have been “playing an active role” in the fight against Al-Shabab in southwestern
It is unclear when the MP will be released. Hirale`s arrest comes as rift has also emerged between senior army officials leading the fighting in the area.
Somali government troops, with the collaboration of moderate Islamic group Ahlu Sunnah wal Jama`a had captured several towns from Al-Shabab in the past few weeks.