Al-Shabaab Ambushes Ethiopian Troops in Gedo

02/20/14
Shabelle Media Network (Mogadishu)

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Intelligence coming from the Luuq district in Gedo region shows that a intense fight took place between the Ethiopian troops and government forces on one side in opposition to Al-Shabaab, in Kureed territory; 12km south of Luuq district.

The battle comes after fighters from Al-Shabaab ambushed a convoy belonging to the Ethiopian and government troops when they were passing by Kureed in Gedo.

In addition, for a brief period there was an exchange of extreme gunfire between the Ethiopian forces and Al-Shabaab members, but the fatalities it has caused is still unclear.

There has been no claim of victory after the battle between both sides in Kureed, 12km south of Luuq district in Gedo.

On the other hand, other news coming in from Luuq inform us that an official from Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jamaaca commited suicide in the district.

The Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jamaaca official named Ganey Abdinasir was described to have killed himself after a financial row between the Ahlu Sunna officials in Luuq, Gedo district.


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