Ethiopian Troops Deploy to South-Central Somalia

Shabelle Media Network (Mogadishu)

Baidoa& Baladweyne — Reports from Baidoa the provincial capital of Bay Region suggest that additional troops from Ethiopia arrived at Baidoa, Shabelle radio reports.

Local residents as well as confidential sources from Baidoa confirmed to radio Shabelle station in Mogadishu that Ethiopian troops were deployed to Baidoa town.

Reliable sources obtained by Shabelle Media Network confirmed that Ethiopia troops arrived at Baidao will hand over the overall security of Bay, Bakol and Gedo regions.

On the other hand News sources from Baladweyne town the capital of Hiran Region noted that also Ethiopian forces reached at Kalaberka intersection in Baladweyne town.

The forces deployed to Baladweyne were confirmed that they (Ethiopian Forces) from Somali regional state of Ethiopia and set up a new military base there.

The Ethiopian forces deployed to Bay and Hiran provinces came days after Ethiopia troops integrated to AMISOM peace keepers funded by AU and UN as well as international community.

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