Somaliland Army Crush Khatuumo Aligned Militiamen

Six injured militiamen who were among 10 other captured by Somaliland army this week in the district of Hudun of sool region have been brought to Burco general hospital for specialized treatment.

The Khatuumo affiliated militiamen were held at the Burco maximum prison after been captured during a fierce firefight last Tuesday in Hudun district after a failed ambush they had launched on a Somaliland army base,said Gen Shaqalle.

General Ismael Mohamed Osman (Shaqalle) told reporters during a press briefing “ units belonging to the national army had dispelled an ambush on a military base in Hudun  ,inflicting heavy losses on the Khatuumo militiamen capturing 10 prisoners and 2 technical battle-wagons and one heavy duty vehicle after  pursing  them as they tried to flee for more the 40km,.

The army chief also revealed that two soldiers belonging to the national army were injured in the battle which lasted more than two hours.

Somaliland Red crescent society has been granted access to the six militiamen.

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