MARQAATIGA NOOL
DOOD WADAAG
Sponsored Links
MAALMUHU WEY
AFLAAN CUSUB
ADIGA DARTAA
DIIMAHA CARUURTAADA
ARRIMAHA BULSHADA
KULANKA XAMDI
II WAD SHEEKADA
HELP YATEEM
MUSALSAL CEYNI
MUSALSAL NUURA
XAASKA AFARAAD
XIKMADII JACEYLKA
DABINKII DUMARKA 2
FADA QALBUHA ABYADH
XUB FIL SAXARA
FOOL KA FOOL
WARKA DAAWO
MUSALSAL CAASI
Login
Username

Password



Not a member yet?
Click here to register.

Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.

 

Primary content on this page
Airlines are rushing to adopt new cockpit security rules after the Germanwings crash
27-03-2015

St. Cloud business leaders learn about Somali workforce
27-03-2015

Ports shut, oil price up as Yemen descends into chaos
27-03-2015

Top Shabaab commander captured
27-03-2015

President Kenyatta's bold plan to tackle graft and crime
27-03-2015

Mandera governor Ali Roba says county commissioner Nkoyo must go
27-03-2015

Uganda Police, US Embassy Warn of Possible Attacks
27-03-2015

Rochester ringleaders in khat-trafficking sentenced
27-03-2015

Drive from Europe to the U.S.? Russia proposes world's greatest superhighway
26-03-2015

Kenyan official: Chinese eatery that barred Africans closed
26-03-2015

AU soldiers 'fire on Somalia protesters'
At least six people have been injured and more than a dozen properties destroyed after African Union forces opened fire on demonstrators in the Somali coastal town of Marko, witnesses and officials have told Al Jazeera.
"It is the second day we are been attacked by them. We are protesting because we do not want them in our town," a trader, who only gave his first name as Abdi Fatah as he feared for his safety, told Al Jazeera on Monday.

"They are supporting warlords with blood on their hands. They destroyed more than 12 buildings."

The confrontation started on Sunday when an AMISOM (African Union Mission in Somalia) water tanker was targeted by an IED allegedly laid by the armed group al-Shabab.

Locals said AMISOM responded by opening fire and arresting locals youths, triggering protests by people in the town.

"I was forced out of my home. Are they here to fight civilians or al-Shabab? I do not know what I did to them," a mother, who did not want to be named for security reasons, told Al Jazeera.

Government officials denied the residents' claims, saying al-Shabab infiltrators were responsible for the troubles.

"They were not protesters. They were youths sent by al-Shabab. They were carrying the al-Shabab flag," Abdul Khadir Sheikh Mohamed Noor, Lower Shabelle governor, told Al Jazeera.

Noor confirmed the number of injuries but said: "No one destroyed any properties. They were old buildings in the old part of the town."

Colonel Ali Houmed, an AMISOM spokesman, denied his forces had opened fire on the demonstrators or made arrests.

"As is standard operating procedure, AMISOM forces maintained their defensive postures, secured the area and did not open fire," Ali said.

"AMISOM does not have a mandate to arrest civilians and we did not arrest civilians.

"Our work in Somalia is to support the efforts of the Somali national security forces and mentor a capable and professional force that will take charge of this country's security affairs."

Lower Shabelle, the breadbasket of the horn of Africa country, has in recent months witnessed deadly clan clashes with more than one 100 people killed this year alone.

Al-Shabab were pushed out of the strategic port town two years ago but still carry out bombings and assassinations in Marka.


 
Primary content on this page
Airlines are rushing to adopt new cockpit security rules after the Germanwings crash
27-03-2015

St. Cloud business leaders learn about Somali workforce
27-03-2015

Ports shut, oil price up as Yemen descends into chaos
27-03-2015

Top Shabaab commander captured
27-03-2015

President Kenyatta's bold plan to tackle graft and crime
27-03-2015

Mandera governor Ali Roba says county commissioner Nkoyo must go
27-03-2015

Uganda Police, US Embassy Warn of Possible Attacks
27-03-2015

Rochester ringleaders in khat-trafficking sentenced
27-03-2015

Drive from Europe to the U.S.? Russia proposes world's greatest superhighway
26-03-2015

Kenyan official: Chinese eatery that barred Africans closed
26-03-2015



 
 
AQBAL MUSALSAL CUSUB
QIYAAMO MUSALSAL
HOOYGII JACEYLKA
MARONA CLARA
YOUTUBE CHANNEL
WAAN KU JECLAHAY
RIYADA CARUURTA
WIXII UGU DAMBEEYAY
MARIA CLARA
JACEYLKA
DABINKII DUMARKA
SANADIHII LUMAY
SANADIHII LUMAY
Render time: 0.03 seconds 3,439,709 unique visits Top